Announcement of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Mario R. Capecchi, Sir Martin J. Evans and Oliver Smithies, presented by Professor Hans Jörnvall, Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, on 8 October 2007.
A presentation of the prize-awarded work was held by Professor Christer Betsholtz.
Following the announcement, Professor Göran K. Hansson told senior editor Simon Frantz why the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to the pioneers of gene targeting.
Their work and discoveries range from cancer therapy and laser physics to developing proteins that can solve humankind’s chemical problems. The work of the 2018 Nobel Laureates also included combating war crimes, as well as integrating innovation and climate with economic growth. Find out more.