Michael W. Young

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Michael W. Young

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Michael W. Young
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2017

Born: 28 March 1949, Miami, FL, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm."

Prize share: 1/3

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