Announcement of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine by Professor Thomas Perlmann, Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, on 2 October 2017.
"Why is the circadian clock important?" Following the announcement, Professor Anna Wedell, Chair of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, was interviewed by freelance journalist Lotta Fredholm about the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
"for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system"
"for their discovery that genes act by regulating definite chemical events"
"for their discoveries concerning the mechanism and regulation of the cholesterol and fatty acid metabolism"