Wednesday , November 22 2017
Home / Science / Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine kicks off Nobel Week
  • Nobel-Medicine1
  • Thomas C. Südhof, Randy W. Schekman and James E. Rothman Share the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Image Credit: Coming soon

    Thomas C. Südhof, Randy W. Schekman and James E. Rothman Share the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Image Credit: Coming soon

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine kicks off Nobel Week

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof “for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.”

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof “for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells.”

“These beautiful discoveries have importance for the understanding of the human body and obviously implications for diseases in various organs such as the nervous system, diabetes and immune disorders,” Jan-Inge Henter, professor of clinical child oncology at the Karolinska Institute, said.

More to come.

 

Check Also

land of dinosaurs

Giant plant-eating dinosaur skulls help researchers understand mega-mingling in the fossil record

The skulls from some of the largest plant-eating dinosaurs to be unearthed at Dinosaur Park …