The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021

David Julius

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Prize share: 1/2

Ardem Patapoutian

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021 was awarded jointly to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian "for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch."

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