2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine

The most prestigious Nobel prize in medicine for 2008 has been awarded to three great persons. They are Harald zur Hausen,German Cancer Research Centre Heidelberg, Germany;Françoise Barré-Sinoussi,Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit, Virology Department, Institut Pasteur Paris, France; and Luc Montagnier, World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention Paris, France. Harald will share 1/2 of the prize "for his discovery of human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer" and later two will share 1/4 of the prize of each "for their discovery of human immunodeficiency virus."

For official press release please visit http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2008/press.html

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