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2009-2018 Nobel Prizes for Medicine or Physiology

  1. 2018-  James P Allison and Tasuku Honjo for Immune checkpoint therapy to treatments for advanced, deadly cancers.
  2. 2017- Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young for unravelling how bodies keep a circadian rhythm or body clock
  3. 2016 – Yoshinori Ohsumi for discovering how cells remain healthy by recycling waste.
  4. 2015 – William C Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura and Youyou Tu for anti-parasite drug discoveries.
  5. 2014 – John O’Keefe, May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for discovering the brain’s navigating system.
  6. 2013 – James Rothman, Randy Schekman, and Thomas Sudhof for their discovery of how cells precisely transport material.
  7. 2012 – Two pioneers of stem cell research – John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka – were awarded the Nobel after changing adult cells into stem cells.
  8. 2011 – Bruce Beutler, Jules Hoffmann and Ralph Steinman shared the prize after revolutionising the understanding of how the body fights infection.
  9. 2010 – Robert Edwards for devising the fertility treatment IVF which led to the first “test tube baby” in July 1978.
  10. 2009 – Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider and Jack Szostak for finding the telomeres at the ends of chromosomes.

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