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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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A new way to prevent transplant rejection

For more than 50 years doctors have been using immune-suppressants to prevent organ rejection following transplant operations.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/a-new-way-to-prevent-transplant-rejection/

Xenopus frogs star in 2012 Nobel Prize

This morning the Nobel Assembly announced that the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will be shared by John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for their “discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent”.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/xenopus-frogs-star-in-2012-nobel-prize/

Animals and the Nobel Prize

Last week, the invaluable contributions made to modern medicine by two pairs of scientists were recognised in the awarding of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine to Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka and the Prize for Chemistry to Robert Lefkowitz…
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/animals-and-the-nobel-prize/

Kidney Transplant pioneer and Nobel Prize winner dies aged 93

Dr Joseph E Murray, who performed the world's first successful kidney transplant and won a Nobel prize for his pioneering work, died on 26 November aged 93.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/kidney-transplant-pioneer-and-nobel-prize-winner-dies-aged-93/

Lasker award given to neurotransmitter researchers

The Lasker award for basic medical research has been awarded to Richard Scheller and Thomas Sudhof for their work on neurotransmission.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/lasker-award-given-to-neurotransmitter-researchers/

2013 Nobel Prize Predictions

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2013 will be announced on 7th October
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/2013-nobel-prize-predictions/

The Nobel Prize winners who experimented on themselves

Although nearly 85% of Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine have relied upon animal research, a few laureates have used themselves as guinea pigs.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/the-nobel-prize-winners-who-experimented-on-themselves/

Nobel guinea pigs

Although nearly 85% of Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine have relied upon animal research, a few laureates have used themselves as guinea pigs.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/nobel-guinea-pigs/

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been jointly won by Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for “mechanistic studies of DNA repair".
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/nobel-prize-in-chemistry-2015/

Nobel Prize 2018

Jointly awarded to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.
http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/nobel-prize-2018/

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