Nobel Prize

Former Karolinska Institute chair Norrby set for March 14 lecture

Erling Norrby, MD, PhD, a world authority on viruses and former chair at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, will deliver a lecture at Vanderbilt University Medical Center on Monday, March 14.

Vanderbilt Prize winner Doudna awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley, biochemist Jennifer Doudna, PhD, recipient of the 2020 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science, has been awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

The elusive Nobel Prize winner

Stanley Cohen wanted to be left alone to do his research. I wanted to interview him for a radio show. Amazingly, he said yes.

Nobel laureate Thomas Südhof, MD, discusses his synapse research at last week’s Discovery Lecture.

Nobel laureate Südhof reviews his landmark signaling research

The human brain consists of perhaps as many as 1,000 trillion synapses, which transmit signals from one nerve cell to another with amazing speed, precision and plasticity.

Biomedical Science Advisory Board member Kaelin wins Nobel Prize

William Kaelin Jr., MD, a member of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Biomedical Science Advisory Board, has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Nobel laureate Südhof set for Oct. 3 Discovery Lecture

Nobel laureate Thomas Südhof, MD, whose studies of synaptic formation and transmission are advancing understanding of brain disorders including autism, Alzheimer’s disease and schizophrenia, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 3.

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