STOCKHOLM — Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice, and British scientist Michael Houghton were awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology on Monday for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. Announcing the prize in Stockholm on Monday, the Nobel Committee noted that the trio’s work helped […]

Americans Harvey Alter and Charles Rice together with Briton Michael Houghton won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus, paving the way for a cure, the Nobel jury said. The three were honoured for their “decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, […]

David Keyton, Frank JOrdans, Associated Press Published 6:12 a.m. ET Oct. 5, 2020 | Updated 12:09 p.m. ET Oct. 5, 2020 CLOSE Thomas Perlmann, far right, Secretary of the Nobel Assembly announces the 2020 Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine during a news conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, […]

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discovering the liver-ravaging hepatitis C virus, a breakthrough that led to cures for the deadly disease and tests to keep the scourge out of the blood supply. Americans Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and British-born scientist Michael Houghton […]

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The announcement was made at a press conference at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden Three scientists who discovered the virus Hepatitis C have won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology. The winners are British scientist Michael Houghton and US researchers Harvey […]

IMAGE: In vitro culture of induced trophoblast stem cells (pink) wrapping clusters of naive induced pluripotent stem cells (cyan) view more  Credit: (C) Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute An international collaboration involving Monash University and Duke-NUS researchers have made an unexpected world-first stem cell discovery that may lead to new treatments for […]