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2013-07-25 23:00:14

Recipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize Award in Physiology or Medicine will be joined by FDA division director and biotech industry CEO. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Delegates will gain from the vast knowledge of Nobel Laureate, Dr. Oliver Smithies, during his plenary session “Where Do Ideas Come From” at ISPE’s Biotechnology, a two-day Symposium August 27-28, 2013 in Durham, NC. Smithies is the Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at...

2008-10-09 12:00:19

By KARL RITTER STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Two scientists who have won acclaim for research into the growth of cancer cells could be candidates for the Nobel Prize in medicine when the 2008 winners are presented Monday, kicking off six days of Nobel announcements. Australian-born U.S. citizen Elizabeth Blackburn and American Carol Greider have already won a series of medical honors for their enzyme research and experts say they could be among the front- runners for a Nobel. Only seven...

2008-10-07 09:00:09

Recent winners of Nobel Prize for Medicine STOCKHOLM, Oct. 6, 2008 (Xinhua) -- The following are the winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine since 2000: 2008: Harald zur Hausen (Germany), Francoise Barre-Sinoussi ( France) and Luc Montagnier (France); 2007: Mario Capecchi (the United States), Oliver Smithies (U.S.), and Martin Evans (Britain); 2006: Andrew Z. Fire (U.S.), Craig C. Mello (U.S.); 2005: Barry J. Marshall (Australia), J. Robin Warren (Australia); 2004: Richard...

2007-10-26 06:00:12

By Jane Stancill, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Oct. 26--DURHAM -- Just as one Triangle campus gained a full-time Nobel Prize winner, another campus has lost one. Nobel Laureate Peter Agre of Duke University has been named director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute in Baltimore. On Jan. 1, he will join the faculty at Johns Hopkins University's Bloomberg School of Public Health. Duke hired Agre two years ago as vice chancellor for science and technology. He was...


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