Monday, 6 October 2008

The Nobel Prize in Medicine 2008: split between HIV and cervical cancer research

Well deserved prize. My congratulations!

"for his discovery of human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer"

Harald zur Hausen
1/2 of the prize
German Cancer Research Centre
Heidelberg, Germany (b. 1936). Photo: Magunia/SCANPIX

"for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus"

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
1/4 of the prize
Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit, Virology Department, Institut Pasteur
Paris, France (b. 1947). Photo: L. Dolega/SCANPIX

Luc Montagnier
1/4 of the prize
World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention
Paris, France (b. 1932) . Photo: DKFZ/SCANPIX

*source of info and photos: Copyright © The Nobel Foundation

Read also Nobel prize for medicine split between cervical cancer and HIV research (Guardian)

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