Harald zur Hausen

Nobel Lecture

The Search for Infectious Causes of Human Cancers: Where and Why

Harald zur Hausen delivered his Nobel Lecture on 7 December 2008 at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. He was introduced by Professor Björn Vennström, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.

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Harald zur Hausen delivered his Nobel Lecture on 7 December 2008 at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm. He was introduced by Professor Björn Vennström, Member of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine.

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From Les Prix Nobel. The Nobel Prizes 2008, Editor Karl Grandin, [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 2009

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