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  Physiology or Medicine for 2001 - Press Release
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2001 jointly to
This year's Nobel Laureates have made seminal discoveries at the molecular level of how the cell is driven from one phase to the next in the cell cycle.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2001/press.html   (1740 words)

  
 Winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The prize money for 1925 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
The prize money for 1921 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
The prize money for 1918-1915 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
nobelprizes.com /nobel/medicine/medicine.html   (1514 words)

  
  Female Nobel Prize Laureates
In fact, one woman, Bertha von Suttner was influential in convincing Alfred Nobel to establish a Prize for Peace.
Women have won Prizes in all categories with the exception of Economics (which was established in 1968 and first awarded in 1969).
Nobel Prize Women in Science: Their Lives, Struggles, and Momentous Discoveries, by Sharon Bertsch McGrayne, is the first book to examine the lives and accomplishments of women who have received the Nobel Prize, as well as those those who contributed to prize-winning projects.
www.almaz.com /nobel/women.html   (573 words)

  
 The Nobel Prize in Literature
Nobel Laureate Dario Fo The Nobel Prize in Literature
The very first Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded in 1901 to the French poet and philosopher Sully Prudhomme, who in his poetry showed the "rare combination of the qualities of both heart and intellect".
2006 Nobel Laureate The Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk, "who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures", was awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/literature   (182 words)

  
 Winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The prize money for 1925 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
The prize money for 1921 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
The prize money for 1918-1915 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
almaz.com /nobel/medicine/medicine.html   (0 words)

  
  Nobel Prize   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology is one of five that have been awarded annually since 1901 by the Nobel Foundation in Sweden.
The Nobel Foundation's full citation for the Physiology or Medicine award, as well as the biographies of the laureates and transcripts of their Noble lectures, can be found on the Web at www.nobel.se.
The Nobel Prizes were created as one of the bequests in the 1895 will of Alfred Nobel, the Swedish weapons designer whose high-power explosives improved mining and lay the foundation for modern warfare.
www.lycos.com /info/nobel-prize.html   (523 words)

  
  Americans share Nobel Prize in medicine - Boston.com
Two Americans won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering a way to silence specific genes, a revolutionary finding that scientists are scrambling to harness for fighting illnesses as diverse as cancer, heart disease and AIDS.
Nobel prizes are generally awarded decades after the work that they honor, so a prize now for a finding published in 1998 is striking.
Monday's prize was the first Nobel of this year, to be followed by the awards for physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics.
www.boston.com /yourlife/health/diseases/articles/2006/10/03/americans_share_nobel_prize_in_medicine/?page=2   (915 words)

  
 The Nobel Prize
Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace.
The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden.
In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes   (79 words)

  
 Sense of smell study wins Nobel Prize in medicine
The award is named for Alfred Nobel, the Swedish inventor of dynamite, who left an endowment to fund the prize.
The Nobel Prize for physics will be announced on Tuesday, followed by chemistry on Wednesday, literature likely on Thursday, peace on Friday and economics next Monday.
News release, 2004 Nobel Prize in medicine, Nobel Assembly
www.cbc.ca /health/story/2004/10/04/nobel_med041004.html   (1479 words)

  
 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.
2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine The Nobel Prize in Medicine goes to Mario R. Capecchi, 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".
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/medicine   (144 words)

  
 Online NewsHour: Nobel Prize for Medicine -- October 11, 1999
GWEN IFILL: The Nobel committee said today that the work of this year's winner in medicine has "had an immense impact on modern cell biological research, and has helped explain the molecular mechanisms behind several genetic diseases." The man cited is Dr. Günter Blobel of Rockefeller University in New York.
He received the Nobel Prize for his work and I, as his student, tried to solve the molecular mechanism of how proteins move in the cell and we succeeded in doing that, at least in part I would say.
We also are collecting funds, and some of my prize will be dedicated to the reconstruction of the synagogue in Dresden, which was burned down by the Nazis in 1939.
www.pbs.org /newshour/nobel_1999/blobel.html   (1574 words)

  
 University of Cambridge Nobel Prize winners
The Nobel Prize was established in accordance with the will of Swede, Alfred Nobel - inventor of dynamite and holder of more than 350 patents.
Nobel prizes have been awarded to members of Cambridge University for significant advances as diverse as the discovery of the structure of DNA, the development of a national income accounting system, the mastery of an epic and narrative psychological art and the discovery of penicillin.
Nobel Prize in Medicine, for combustion in biology
www.cam.ac.uk /cambuniv/nobelprize.html   (1195 words)

  
 Americans Share Nobel Prize in Medicine, Andrew Fire, Craig Mello Share Nobel Prize in Medicine for Work in Silencing ...
Nobel prizes are generally awarded decades after the work that they honor, so a prize now for a finding published in 1998 is striking.
Ironically, when the congratulatory call from the Nobel committee reached his home at 4:40 in the morning, he was checking the blood level of his diabetic 6-year-old daughter.
Monday's prize was the first Nobel of this year, to be followed by the awards for physics, chemistry, literature, peace and economics.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2006/10/03/ap/health/mainD8KH106O0.shtml   (953 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- Two Australians win Nobel prize in medicine
Australian researchers Barry J. Marshall and J. Robin Warren have been awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize in medicine for showing that bacterial infection, not stress, was to blame for painful ulcers in the stomach and intestine, the Nobel Assembly announced on Monday.
The Nobel statement said the two men's work in 1982 "made the remarkable and unexpected discovery" that gastritis as well as peptic ulcer disease is the result of a stomach infection caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori.
The Economics prize, awarded by Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, is scheduled for Oct. 10.
english.people.com.cn /200510/04/eng20051004_212345.html   (365 words)

  
 IOL: Nobel Prize in medicine to be announced in Sweden
Scientists who researched so-called “knockout mice”, DNA fingerprinting or stem cells are among the possible candidates for the Nobel Prize in medicine to be announced today in the Swedish capital.
The physiology or medicine prize to be presented by the Nobel committee at the Karolinska institute in Stockholm will kick off two weeks of award announcements ending with the Nobel Peace Prize on October 13.
All prizes are handed out in Stockholm except for the peace prize, which is presented in Oslo.
breakingnews.iol.ie /news/story.asp?j=197117318&p=y97yy8xz4   (471 words)

  
 Nobel Prize for Medicine: Silence is golden for US laureates (Update 3)
Last year, the Medicine Prize went to Australians Barry J. Marshall and J. Robin Warren for their pioneering research on stomach ulcers, overturning conventional wisdom to prove they are caused by bacteria and not spicy food or stress, and best treated with antibiotics.
The Nobel science prizes usually go to research conducted decades ago and which has stood the test of time, but Fire and Mello made their discovery in 1998 when they identified how to silence malfunctioning genes, a breakthrough that could lead to an era of new therapies to reverse disease.
Craig Mello, who won the Nobel Medicine Prize with Andrew Fire on Monday for their discovery on how to silence malfunctioning genes, is a 45-year-old US researcher whose passion for science was born digging for dinosaur bones with his father.
www.physorg.com /news78990555.html   (2338 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Science -- Two Americans share Nobel Prize in medicine for controlling genes
Excerpts from the citation for the 2006 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine
Nobels are generally given decades after the research they honor.
Alfred Nobel, the Swedish inventor of dynamite, established the prizes in his will in the categories of literature, peace, medicine, physics and chemistry.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/science/20061002-0638-nobel-medicine.html   (745 words)

  
 Aussie duo win Nobel prize in medicine - World - smh.com.au
Australians Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren won the 2005 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine today for showing that bacteria are the cause of painful stomach ulcers in most people.
Before their discovery in 1982 that Helicobacter pylori played a role in gastritis and peptic ulcers, stress and lifestyle were considered the major causes of peptic ulcer disease, but thanks to their work, it has now been established that the bacterium is the most common cause of ulcers.
The medicine prize is awarded by the Karolinska institute in Stockholm as stated in the will of Alfred Nobel, a Swedish industrialist who founded the prestigious awards in 1895.
www.smh.com.au /news/world/aussie-duo-win-nobel-prize-in-medicine/2005/10/03/1128191656854.html   (566 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- Two Americans awarded Nobel Medicine Prize
Last year's medicine prize went to Australians Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren for their pioneering research on stomach ulcers, discovering that bacteria, not stress, causes the ulcers.
The Economics prize, awarded by Sweden's central bank, the Riksbank, is scheduled for Oct. 9.
The Literature prize is traditionally awarded on a Thursday, while the announcement of the Peace Prize is expected on Oct 13.
english.people.com.cn /200610/03/eng20061003_308405.html   (285 words)

  
 Two Australians win Nobel Prize in medicine
Australians Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren won the 2005 Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for showing that bacterial infection, not stress, was to blame for painful ulcers in the stomach and intestine.
Nobel Committee secretary Hans Jorvall announces that the 2005 Nobel Prize for Medicine has been awarded to Barry J. Marshall and Robin Warren.
The Australian research duo were awarded the prize for their breakthrough research on how to treat stomach ulcers with antibiotics.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2005-10/03/content_482527.htm   (303 words)

  
 American geneticists win Nobel medicine prize | Research | EducationGuardian.co.uk
Two US academics have won the Nobel prize in medicine for discovering a method of controlling the flow of genetic information, an important research tool that scientists hope will lead to new treatments for a range of illnesses from virual infections to cancer.
Philip Pizzo, the dean of the Stanford School of Medicine, said: "This is an extraordinary achievement for Andy Fire and Craig Mello, for science and for Stanford.
The physiology or medicine prize, presented by the Nobel committee at the Stockholm institute, marks the start of two weeks of award announcements ending with the Nobel peace prize on October 13.
education.guardian.co.uk /higher/research/story/0,,1885801,00.html   (463 words)

  
 Americans win Nobel Prize in medicine
Goran Hansson, chairman of the Nobel Committee, announces the recipients of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine at a news conference in Stockholm, October 2, 2006.
The Nobel committees typically honor discoveries that have been tested over decades, but Hansson said the findings by Fire and Mello had a big impact even though they were published just eight years ago.
The Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine prize kicked off two weeks of award announcements ending with the Nobel Peace Prize on October 13.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /world/2006-10/02/content_701146.htm   (902 words)

  
 Americans bag Nobel Prize in medicine : HindustanTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Americans Andrew Z Fire and Craig C Mello won the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday for discovering a method of controlling the flow of genetic information, an important research tool that scientists hope will lead to new treatments for a range of illnesses, from viruses to cancer.
The physiology or medicine prize, presented by the Nobel committee at the Karolinska institute in Stockholm, kicked off two weeks of award announcements ending with the Nobel Peace Prize on October 13.
No date for the literature prize has been given, but it is likely to be announced on Thursday or on October 12.
www.hindustantimes.com /news/181_1811128,00050003.htm   (511 words)

  
 Nobel Prize in Medicine Announcement   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I believe that this year's award will eventually be understood as one of the great Nobel mistakes almost on par with the 1951 award to Egas Moniz, the discoverer of the lobotomy.
It promotes a theory of basic science by using the language of "brain chemistry" that is supporting the pharmaceutical approach to solving problems and ignores many observations that conflict with the theories (or, rather, the language of the theories) put forth by this group of doctors.
This year's Nobel Prize in Medicine further institutionalizes the language used to talk about the nervous system that is getting in the way of really comprehending the way it works.
www.stevenharris.com /theory/067.htm   (2053 words)

  
 Media Matters - Dubious doctor touted as Nobel Prize nominee by Hannity, Scarborough   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hammesfahr* testified during an October 2002 court hearing on the Schiavo case that his claim to be a Nobel nominee is based on a letter written by Rep.
According to the process posted on the Nobel Prize website, the Nobel Assembly sends out invitations to approximately 3,000 people who are allowed to propose candidates.
As for the touted "Nobel prize nomination" it was made by his local congressional rep. and was rejected for a lack of merit by the Nobel committee.
mediamatters.org /items/200503220009   (2581 words)

  
 20 Things You Didn't Know About... The Nobel Prizes - - science news articles online technology magazine articles 20 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Alfred Nobel, a Swede who invented dynamite, so regretted his contribution to warfare that he decided to offer five prizes annually "to those who, during the preceding year, shall have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind." The winners are announced this month.
Marie Curie is responsible for 18% of Nobel Prizes won by women in the sciences.
The Nobel for deducing the correct structure, a double helix, went to James Watson, Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins in 1962.
www.discover.com /issues/oct-06/departments/20-things-nobel-prizes   (801 words)

  
 Ulcers Give Scientists Nobel Prize in Medicine
Warren and Marshall celebrated their Nobel Prize with family in Perth, Australia, sipping champagne and beer, according to the Associated Press.
Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf is scheduled to award the prize in Stockholm, Sweden, on Dec. 10.
That's the anniversary of the death of Alfred Nobel, the prize's namesake.
www.webmd.com /heartburn-gerd/news/20051003/ulcers-give-scientists-nobel-prize-in-medicine   (365 words)

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