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  MIT World » : 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel Lecture
In October 2002, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to H. Robert Horvitz, Sydney Brenner and John El Sulston "for their discoveries concerning genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death."
Robert Horvitz is the David H. Koch Professor of Cancer Biology at MIT, an investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and for the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, and a member of the MIT Center for Cancer Research.
Horvitz received bachelor's degrees in mathematics and economics from MIT (1968) and the master's degree (1972) and Ph.D. (1974) in biology from Harvard University.
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  2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - - Revisionist History?
On October 6, 2003, the Nobel Committee announced that Paul C. Lauterbur, PhD, an American chemist and Sir Peter Mansfield, PhD, a British physicist were the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work on the development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Nobel Prize winners assume an elite place in the historical record, however, and Damadian is concerned that history will therefore not acknowledge his role.
Nobel Prizes should be awarded for discoveries, not for personality or religious beliefs.
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 Press Release: The 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2003 jointly to
This year's Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine have made seminal discoveries concerning the use of magnetic resonance to visualize different structures.
This year's Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine are awarded for crucial achievements in the development of applications of medical importance.
nobelprize.org /nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2003/press.html   (1603 words)

  
 The Nobel Prize Laureates
The first ceremony to award the Nobel Prizes in literature, physics, chemistry, and medicine was held at the Old Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm in 1901; since 1902, the prizes have been formally awarded by the King of Sweden.
The Prizes are awarded at a formal ceremony held annually on December 10, the date that Alfred Nobel passed away.
The prizes for physics and chemistry shall be awarded by the Swedish Academy of Sciences; that for physiology or medical works by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm; that for literature by the Academy in Stockholm, and that for champions of peace by a committee of five persons to be elected by the Norwegian Storting.
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 NOBEL PRIZE for peace 2001
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2003 was awarded jointly to
This year's Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine are awarded for crucial achievements in the development of applications of medical importance.
The 2005 IG Nobel Prizes were awarded in a ceremony at Harvard University.
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 Nobel Prizes for medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
is the winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize for Physiology for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell.
Already at the beginning of the 1970s he discovered that newly synthesized proteins have an intrinsic signal that is essential for governing them to and across the membrane of the endoplasmic reticulum, one of the cell’s organelles.
The three Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine have made pioneering discoveries concerning one type of signal transduction between nerve cells, referred to as slow synaptic transmission.
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 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.
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 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.
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 Blog, MD / 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was just announced a couple of hours ago and it went to Andrew Fire and Craig Mello for the discovery of RNAi (RNA interference).
The two scientists who won are young (both are under 50), and their discovery has been instrumental in allowing us to better understand the role of different genes by easily allowing scientists to silence or “knock down” different genes in cells and see the downstream effects.
When Kary Mullis won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993 for the discovery of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR), there was a good bit of controversy within the scientific community.
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 Pharmacology: Case Western Reserve University
In one such cleaning effort, he noticed two unrelated letters from researchers elsewhere reporting results of their research, and he was able to see the potential connections to them, which advanced his own work and that of others.
His Nobel Prize, received in 1971, recognized him for "his discoveries concerning the mechanisms of the action of hormones." He died in 1974.
Ferid Murad, The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998
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 ABC News: 2 Americans Win Nobel Prize in Medicine
It was announced that Mello and Fire share the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine Monday, Oct. 2, 2006, for discovering a way to turn off the effect of specific genes.
The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, which awarded the prize, said it is important for regulating the activity of genes and helps defend against viral infection.
Erna Moller, a member of the Nobel committee, said their research helped shed new light on a complicated process that had confused researchers for years.
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 Craig Mello wins 2006 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - UMass Medical School
WORCESTER, Mass.-On October 2, 2006, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2006 to the University of Massachusetts Medical School's Craig C. Mello, PhD, and his colleague Andrew Fire, PhD, of Stanford University, for their discoveries related to RNA interference.
In 1901, Emil von Behring was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on serum therapy, which opened a new road in medical science and helped save hundreds of thousands of lives.
Mello and Fire follow 2005 Nobel Prize recipients Barry J. Marshall, MBBS, and J. Robin Warren, MBBS, who were jointly awarded for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.
www.umassmed.edu /pap/news/MelloPrize.aspx   (698 words)

  
 Nobel Prize in medicine goes to ... - More Health News - MSNBC.com
Scientists Andrew Z. Fire, left, and Craig C. Mello were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their pioneering work in molecular biology and genetic information, the Nobel jury said.
Nobels are generally given decades after the research they honor.
All prizes are handed out in Stockholm except for the peace prize, which is presented in Oslo.
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 Online NewsHour: Nobel Prize for Medicine -- October 11, 1999
The Nobel Foundation's announcement of the Nobel Prize for Medicine
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.
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 ScienceDaily: Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine Goes To Discovers Of Key Regulators Of The Cell Cycle
Nobel Prize In Physiology Or Medicine Goes To Discovers Of Key Regulators Of The Cell Cycle
This year's Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine have made seminal discoveries concerning the control of the cell cycle.
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.
www.sciencedaily.com /releases/2001/10/011008114147.htm   (2884 words)

  
 The 2002 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-09)
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has awarded The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2002 jointly to Sydney Brenner, H. Robert Horvitz and John E. Sulston for their discoveries concerning genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death.
This year's Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine have made seminal discoveries concerning the genetic regulation of organ development and programmed cell death.
This combination of genetic analysis and visualization of cell divisions observed under the microscope initiated the discoveries that are awarded by this year's Nobel Prize.
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 Our Nobel Prize Winners
They shared the 1985 Nobel Prize for their discovery of the underlying mechanisms of cholesterol metabolism.
Their findings led to the development of statin drugs, the cholesterol-lowering compounds that today are used by 16 million Americans and are the most widely prescribed medications in the United States.
Like all of his fellow Nobel laureates at UT Southwestern, Dr. Gilman was less than 40 years old when he did the work for which he won the Nobel Prize.
www.utsouthwestern.edu /utsw/home/about/nobel/index.html   (304 words)

  
 MIT alum shares Nobel Prize in physiology - MIT News Office
Andrew Z. Fire, who received the Ph.D. from MIT in 1983 while working with Nobel laureate Phillip Sharp, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2006 together with Craig C. Mello for their discovery of RNA interference -- gene silencing by double-stranded RNA.
Nobelists' work supports big-bang theory - MIT alumnus George F. Smoot has been awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in physics, together with John C. Mather, for work that looks back into the infancy of the universe and attempts to gain some understanding of the origin of galaxies and stars.
Sharp Garners Share of Nobel Prize - Professor Phillip A. Sharp, researcher, teacher and head of the Department of Biology at MIT, last week won the 1993 Nobel prize in physiology or medicine for work that fundamentally changed scientists' understanding of the structure of genes.
web.mit.edu /newsoffice/2006/fire.html   (779 words)

  
 Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D.,
Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998
Johann Deisenhofer, Ph.D., of the UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, who shared the 1988 prize in chemistry for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction center.
Steven Weinberg, Ph.D., of UT Austin, who shared the 1979 prize in physics for contributions to the theory of the unified weak and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles.
www.uth.tmc.edu /radiology/murad.html   (274 words)

  
 Illinois professor wins Nobel Prize
Paul C. Lauterbur shares the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his pioneering work in magnetic resonance imaging.
Paul C. Lauterbur, a pioneer in the development of magnetic resonance imaging and a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
They were lauded for "seminal discoveries concerning the use of magnetic resonance to visualize different structures," the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet that awards this prize said in its news release from Stockholm.
www.news.uiuc.edu /news/03/1006nobel.html   (497 words)

  
 Radiology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Professor Hans Ringertz delivers the Presentation Speech for the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
A whole series of imaging modalities have been discovered and developed, among which the development of computer assisted tomography was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1979.
On behalf of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, I wish to convey to you our warmest congratulations, and I now ask you to step forward to receive the Nobel Prize from the hands of His Majesty the King.
www.urmc.rochester.edu /smd/Rad/03Nobel.htm   (1590 words)

  
 Media Matters - Dubious doctor touted as Nobel Prize nominee by Hannity, Scarborough
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.
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 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1971 - Presentation Speech
This free quotation after the French Nobel prize winner, Jacques Monod, illustrates with some exaggeration one important principle of biology: that of the identity of the fundamental life processes.
Yet one need not be a Nobel prize winner to know the difference between bacteria and an elephant.
For this you have been awarded this year's Nobel prize in physiology or medicine.
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 The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2003
I read somewhere that Chien-Shiung Wu was also denied her fair share of the Nobel award given to Lee and Yang for the discovery of parity violation.
From what I understand of the Nobel Prize, they cannot be awarded posthumously except in cases where the recipient dies before the award is officially made in December.
The Nobel committees are notorious for being either very quick or very slow.
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