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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be announced Monday October 2 at 11.30 at earliest, Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, 171 77 Stockholm.

Registration and press id is required to attend the Press Conference.

When  the  Secretary General begins his announcement at the Press Conference, the following information material will become available at 


Research Lecture at Nobel Forum – Michael W. Young


Research Lecture at Nobel Forum    Free admission

 12 October,CANCELLED

Michael W. Young

Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor
Laboratory of Genetics, The Rockefeller University
New York, USA

Title: “Genetic regulation of sleep and circadian rhythms”

Dr. Young studies circadian (~24 hour) clocks, which are endogenous mechanisms that time the recurring, daily activities observed in most organisms. Young’s research has shown how interactions among


Nobel Laureate Revisiting Lecture – Stanley B. Prusiner

Nobel Laureate Revisiting Lecture

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017, at 4.30

Stanley B. Prusiner
Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1997

Title: Quest for prion therapeutics in neurodegenerative diseases

Alzheimer’s (AD) and Parkinson’s diseases (PD) are the most common neuro-degenerative diseases (ND). Increasing evidence argues that both AD and PD are caused by prions. Ab and tau proteins undergo changes in conformation