Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine by Professor Thomas Perlmann, Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physiology or Medicine, on 7 October 2019.

Interview about the awarded work

“Scientists often toss around this phrase ‘textbook discovery’. But I’d say this is really a textbook discovery”

Immediately after the announcement, Professor Randall Johnson, Member of the Nobel Assembly, was interviewed by freelance journalist Lotta Fredholm regarding the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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