Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1908
Ilya Mechnikov, Paul Ehrlich

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Ilya Mechnikov - Facts

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov

Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov

Born: 16 May 1845, Kharkov (now Kharkiv), Russian Empire (now Ukraine)

Died: 16 July 1916, Paris, France

Affiliation at the time of the award: Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Prize motivation: "in recognition of their work on immunity"

Field: immunity

Prize share: 1/2

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