All Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine
See all Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine and why they were awarded the Nobel Prize.
Awards: 105 Prizes to 207 Laureates
Prizes to one Laureate only: 38
Awarded women: 11
Averge age of a Medicine Laureate: 58
"The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: /- - -/ one part to the person who shall have made the most important discovery within the domain of physiology or medicine ..."
(Excerpt from the will of Alfred Nobel)
Alfred Nobel had an active interest in medical research. Through Karolinska Institutet, he came into contact with Swedish physiologist Jöns Johansson around 1890. Johansson worked in Nobel's laboratory in Sevran, France during a brief period the same year. Physiology or medicine was the third prize area Nobel mentioned in his will.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
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