The Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine

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 2019

Members

Patrik Ernfors (Chairman)
Professor of Molecular Neurodevelopment

Ole Kiehn
Professor in Neuroscience

Nils-Göran Larsson
Professor of Mitochondrial Genetics

Christer Höög
Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology

Gunilla Karlsson-Hedestam
Professor of Immunology

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