The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008
Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Luc Montagnier
Harald zur Hausen
Born: 11 March 1936, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Affiliation at the time of the award: German Cancer Research Centre, 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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