Announcement of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine by Professor Göran K. Hansson, Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, on 7 October 2013. Presentation of the Medicine Prize by Professor Juleen Zierath, Chairman of the Nobel Committee.
Following the announcement, Professor Juleen Zierath, Chairman of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, was interviewed by freelance journalist Lotta Fredholm about the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
"for the discovery that proteins have intrinsic signals that govern their transport and localization in the cell"
"for their discovery of G-proteins and the role of these proteins in signal transduction in cells"
"for their discoveries concerning the ionic mechanisms involved in excitation and inhibition in the peripheral and central portions of the nerve cell membrane"