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Prusiner, Stanley B., 1942-

View Resource The Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute Has Today Decided to Award the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1997 to Stanley B. Prusiner for His Discovery of Prions - a New Biological Principle of Infection

The Nobel Foundation contains the news release from the Karolinska Institutet summarizing the presentation of the Nobel Prize to Dr. Stanley Prusiner for prion research, along with a ShockWave animation illustrating the concept. Although prion research has been going on for over 25 years, the scientific and medical communities have only recently acknowledged the existence of prions and there...