Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology From 2001 to 2016

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Nobel Prize in Medicine (or) Physiology

Physiology or Medicine in 2016:

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has not been awarded yet. It will be announced on 3rd October, 2016 (Monday) 11:30 a.m. CET at the earliest.

Physiology or Medicine in 2015

Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 2015

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015 was divided, one half jointly to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites and the other half to Youyou Tu for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.

Physiology or Medicine in 2014

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was divided, one half awarded to John O Keefe, the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain.

Physiology or Medicine in 2013

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.

Physiology or Medicine in 2012

nobel prizes in medicine 2012The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 was awarded jointly to Sir John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent

Physiology or Medicine in 2011

nobel prizes in medicine 2011

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2011 was divided, one half jointly to Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity and the other half to Ralph M. Steinman for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity.

Physiology or Medicine in 2010

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2010 was awarded to Robert G. Edwards for the development of in vitro fertilization.

Physiology or Medicine in 2009

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009 was awarded jointly to Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009

Physiology or Medicine in 2008

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008 was divided, one half awarded to Harald zur Hausen for his discovery of human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer, the other half jointly to Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus.

Physiology or Medicine in 2007

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007 was awarded jointly to Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies for their discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2007

Physiology or Medicine in 2006Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2006

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2006 was awarded jointly to Andrew Z. Fire and Craig C. Mello for their discovery of RNA interference – gene silencing by double-stranded RNA

Physiology or Medicine in 2005

nobel prizes in medicine 2005

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2005 was awarded jointly to Barry J. Marshall and J. Robin Warren “for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease”

Physiology or Medicine in 2004

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2004 was awarded jointly to Aaron Ciechanover, Avram Hershko and Irwin Rose for the discovery of ubiquitin-mediated protein degradation.
 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2004

Physiology or Medicine in 2003

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2003 was awarded jointly to Sydney Brenner, H. Robert Horvitz and John E. Sulston for their discoveries concerning ‘genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death”.

Physiology or Medicine in 2002

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2002 was awarded “for the development of methods for identification and structure analyses of biological macromolecules“ to John B. Fenn and Koichi Tanaka and and Kurt Wüthrich

Physiology or Medicine in 2001

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001 was awarded jointly to Leland H. Hartwell, Tim Hunt and Sir Paul M. Nurse “for their discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle“.

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