Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak, presented by Professor Göran K. Hansson, Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, on 5 October 2009.


Following the announcement, Professor Rune Toftgård told senior editor Simon Frantz how the story behind the discovery of telomeres and telomerase involved several chapters, and how the key discoveries came from unlikely sources.

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