Prize announcement

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.

Interview about the awarded work

“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.

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