Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

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

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Luc Montagnier - Interview

Interview, December 2008

Interview with the 2008 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier, 6 December 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of

The Laureates discuss the differing timelines behind the breakthroughs in cervical cancer and HIV, how their discoveries were applied to creating treatments (10:37), the difficulties involved in making a vaccine for HIV (19:30), and why viruses might play a more important role in cancer (29:30).

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38 min.

Nobel Minds 2008

The 2008 Nobel Laureates met at the Bernadotte Library in Stockholm on 9 December 2008 for the traditional round-table discussion and TV programme 'Nobel Minds'. The programme was hosted by BBC presenter Sarah Montague. The Laureates discussed, among other things, their own achievements, the worldwide financial crisis, and what research they think is needed most right now.

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58 min.

Interview, October 2008

Telephone interview with Luc Montagnier immediately following the announcement of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 6 October 2008. The interview was recorded while Luc Montagnier was attending a conference in the Ivory Coast, and the interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of

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6 min.

Transcript of the Telephone Interview with Luc Montagnier


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