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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008
Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Luc Montagnier

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Harald zur Hausen - Facts

Harald zur Hausen

Harald zur Hausen

Born: 11 March 1936, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

Affiliation at the time of the award: German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Prize motivation: "for his discovery of human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer"

Field: disease transmission, medical oncology, virology

Prize share: 1/2

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