The Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine at Karolinska Institutet is responsible for the selection of candidates for the Medicine Prize from the names submitted by invited nominators.
Juleen Zierath (Chairman)
Professor in Clinical Integrative Physiology
Thomas Perlmann (Vice chairman)
Professor of Molecular Development Biology
Professor of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Environmental Toxicology
Professor of Medical Genetics
Göran K. Hansson (Secretary)
Professor of Experimental Cardiovascular Research
The Committee members are elected for a period of three years. In assessing the qualifications of the candidates, the Committee is assisted by specially appointed expert advisers.
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