Queen crowns Nobel Prize factory
The LMB has been pioneering medical breakthroughs since 1947 and is known as the Nobel Prize factory due to its prolific and significant output. The LMB's history dates back to 1947, when the Medical Research Council set up a 'Unit for Research on the ...
Nobel Prize Rockets Stem Cell Program to New Heights
UCSF News Services
Stem cell science blasted across front pages worldwide when Shinya Yamanaka, MD, PhD, won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The UCSF professor and senior investigator at the UCSF-affiliated Gladstone Institutes received the award for ...
A Nobel Prize with help from sea slugs
Kandel won the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work with Aplysia -- or more specifically, for his work on the biological mechanisms of memory storage. For decades, Kandel has studied how we create short-term and long-term memories at ...
Genetic research earned biologist Christian de Duve a Nobel Prize
Globe and Mail
He shared the 1974 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Dr. Albert Claude, who first used centrifugal techniques to glance inside cells, and Dr. George E. Palade, who pioneered using the electron microscope to better understand cell structures.