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.
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.