The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1997 to Stanley B. Prusiner, for his discovery of “prions – a new biological principle of infection”.
|Stanley B. Prusiner was born in 1942 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Since 1968 he has been a professor in neurology, biochemistry, and virology at the University of California in San Francisco, and in Berkeley.|
Their work and discoveries range from how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen to our ability to fight global poverty.
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