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Nobel Prize Medicine

The Secret Maoist Chinese Operation That Conquered Malaria -- and Won a Nobel

The Conversation US | Posted 10.06.2016 | World
The Conversation US

At the height of the Cultural Revolution, Project 523 -- a covert operation launched by the Chinese government and headed by a young Chinese medical researcher by the name of Tu Youyou -- discovered what has been the most powerful and effective anti-malarial drug therapy to date.

3 Win Nobel Prize For Medicine

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

James Rothman, Randy Schekman and Thomas Sudhof jointly won the 2013 Nobel Prize For Physiology or Medicine on Monday. The trio earned the prize fo...

Of Ann Romney, Nobel Prizes and "Big Government" Medicine

Steven Conn | Posted 12.10.2012 | Politics
Steven Conn

Perhaps Mitt Romney doesn't understand this history, or what is at stake for the future of American medical and scientific research. But when he talks blithely about across the board budget-cutting, I wonder whether he recognizes just how close to home those cuts might come.

Nobel Prize Winner For Medicine Sees End To AIDS Spread Within Years

AFP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Luc Montagnier, co-winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Medicine, Saturday stood by his view that a "therapeutic vaccine" for the AIDS pandemic could be...