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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1996
Peter C. Doherty, Rolf M. Zinkernagel

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Rolf M. Zinkernagel - Facts

Rolf M. Zinkernagel

Rolf M. Zinkernagel

Born: 6 January 1944, Basel, Switzerland

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Zurich, Institute of Experimental Immunology, Zurich, Switzerland

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the specificity of the cell mediated immune defence"

Field: immunity

Prize share: 1/2

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