Harald zur Hausen, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2008

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Harald zur Hausen, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2008

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About Harald zur Hausen, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2008

Harald zur Hausen (born 11 March 1936) is a German virologist and professor emeritus. He has done research on cancer of the cervix, where he discovered the role of papilloma viruses, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008.

Notable awards

  • Ernst Jung Prize (1996)
  • Prince Mahidol Award (2005)
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2008)
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