The 2019 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology has been jointly awarded to three scientists: William G. Kaelin Jr., professor of medicine at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham & Women’s Hospital Harvard Medical School; Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, director of clinical research at the Francis Crick Institute in London and director of the Target Discovery Institute at Oxford; and Gregg L. Semenza, professor of genetic medicine at Johns Hopkins – for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
Two cancer researchers, Professor James P. Allison (from the US) and Professor Tasuku Honjo (from Japan) have been awarded the 2018 Nobel prize for their discovery of using the body’s own immune system to fight off some forms of cancer. … Continued
Researchers at the University of Alberta may have delineated the a possible mechanism that underlies multiple sclerosis. In the process of studying a fundamental process associated with brain cell death that might affect cells compromised in MS, U of A … Continued