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List of Nobel Prize Laureate in Medicine (1901 – 2009)

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

In 1901, Emil von Behring was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on serum therapy, particularly for its use in the treatment of diphtheria. The Nobel Prize in Medicine has subsequently highlighted a number of important discoveries including penicillin, genetic engineering and blood-typing.

2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine goes 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”.

2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier “for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus”.

2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Medicine Prize has been awarded to Mario R. Capecchi, Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies for “discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells”.

All Nobel Laureates in Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded 100 times to 195 Nobel Laureates between 1901 and 2009.

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