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.
Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine 2021
Professor in Endocrinology
Nils-Göran Larsson (Chair)
Professor of Mitochondrial Genetics
Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
Professor of Immunology
Professor of Neurology
Thomas Perlmann (Secretary)
Professor of Molecular Development Biology
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.
See a presentation of the Committee members
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet – Prize Awarder for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Process of nomination and selection of Medicine Laureates
Web site of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet