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Nobel Prize 2019 For Medicine Announced

Stockholm: The 2019 Nobel Prize for Medicine was announced on Monday. It has been jointly awarded to William Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza for their pioneering research into how human cells respond to changing oxygen levels.

Announcing the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, the Nobel committee said that the trio’s discoveries have paved the way for “promising new strategies to fight anaemia, cancer and many other diseases.”

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