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James P. Allison
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018
Born: 7 August 1948, Alice, TX, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation."
Prize share: 1/2