Nobel Medicine Prize winners
HERE’S a list of recent Nobel Medicine Prize winners:
2015: William Campbell (US citizen born in Ireland), Satoshi Omura (Japan), and Tu Youyou (China) for unlocking treatments for malaria and roundworm.
2014: John O’Keefe (Britain, US), Edvard I. Moser and MayBritt Moser (Norway) for discovering how the brain navigates with an ‘inner GPS’.
2013: Thomas C. Suedhof (US citizen born in Germany), James E. Rothman and Randy W. Schekman (US) for work on how the cell organises its transport system.
2012: Shinya Yamanaka (Japan) and John B. Gurdon (Britain) for discoveries showing how adult cells can be transformed back into stem cells.
2011: Bruce Beutler (US), Jules Hoffmann (French citizen born in Luxembourg) and Ralph Steinman (Canada) for work on the body’s immune system. – AFP