Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology From 2001 to 2019 (Updated)

What is a Nobel Prize and Who is Alfred Nobel? Since 1901, the Nobel Prize has been honoring men and women from all corners of the globe for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and for work in peace. Here is the list of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine below from 2001 to 2019.

The foundations for the prize were laid in 1895 when Alfred Nobel wrote his last will, leaving much of his wealth to the establishment of the Nobel Award. But who was Alfred Nobel?

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They present here articles, photographs, a slide show, and poetry written by Nobel to give a glimpse of a man it reflects whose varied interests in the prize he established.

Nobel Prize in Physiology (or) Medicine List

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2019

nobel prize in physiology or medicine winners 2019

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019 was awarded jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”

Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2018

Nobel Prize in Medicine 2018

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 was awarded jointly to Tasuku Honjo, and James Allison. Cancer kills millions of people every year and is one of humanity’s greatest health challenges. By stimulating the inherent ability of our immune system to attack tumor cells this year’s Nobel laureates have established an entirely new principle for cancer therapy.

Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2017

Nobel prize in medicine 2017

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017 was awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2016

Nobel Prize in medicine 2016 - Yoshinori Ohsumi

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy.


Nobel Prize In 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.


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2014

Nobel Prize in Physiology 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.


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2013

Nobel Prize in Physiology 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.


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2012

nobel prizes in medicine 2012

The 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” 


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2011

nobel prizes in medicine 2011

The Nobel Prize in 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.


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2010

Nobel prize in medicine 2010

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


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2009

Nobel prize in medicine 2009

The Nobel Prize in Physiology 2009 was awarded jointly to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak for the discovery of how chromosomes are protected by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase.

Nobel Prize In Nobel prize in Chemistry 2009

Nobel prize in chemistry 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 Physiology or Medicine in 2008

Nobel prize in medicine 2008

The Nobel Prize in 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.


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2007

Nobel Prize in Physiology 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 in 2006

Nobel prize in 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


Nobel Prize In 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” 


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2004

Nobel prize in medicine 2004

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2004 was awarded jointly to Richard Axel and Linda B. Buck for their discoveries of odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2003

Nobel prize in chemistry 2003

The Nobel Prize in Medicine 2003 was awarded jointly to Paul C. Lauterbur and Sir Peter Mansfield for their discoveries concerning magnetic resonance imaging.


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2002

Nobel prize in chemistry 2002

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2002 was awarded jointly to Sydney Brenner, H. Robert Horvitz and John E. Sulston for their di, coveries concerning genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death’.


Nobel Prize In Physiology or Medicine in 2001

Nobel prize in chemistry 2001

The Nobel Prize in 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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Reference:  List of Nobel Prizes in Medicine and Physiology

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