Home2021-11-03T21:40:09+00:00

The Nobel Assembly at
Karolinska Institutet

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. As described in Alfred Nobel’s will, the Prize is dedicated to “the person who shall have made the most important discovery within the domain of physiology or medicine”.

The Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine 2021

December 7, 14.00 Aula Medica, Nobels väg 6, Karolinska institutet, Campus Solna Free admission. The lecture hall is open from 13.00. Seats must be taken by 13.40 Prerecorded Nobel Lectures the Laureates will be shown on screen David Julius From peppers to peppermints: insights into thermosensation and pain Ardem Patapoutian How Do You Feel? The Molecules That Sense Touch Live broadcasting at www.nobelprizemedicine.org

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021

The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of Hepatitis C virus

The History of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded for the first time in 1901. The prize is one of five mentioned in the will of Alfred Nobel who died on December 10, 1896.

Read more

About the Nobel Prize organisation

For more information about all Nobel Laureates and the Nobel Foundation please visit nobelprize.org.

Visit nobelprize.org