Every year since 1901 the
has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. Each prize consists of a medal, personal diploma, and a cash award.
Linda B. Buck
for discoveries of odorant receptors and the organization of the olfactory system
Leland H. Hartwell
for discoveries of key regulators of the cell cycle
Edmond H. Fischer and the late Edwin G. Krebs
for discoveries concerning reversible protein phosphorylation as a biological regulatory mechanism.
E. Donnall Thomas
for discoveries concerning organ and cell transplantation in the treatment of human disease
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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine