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Recent winners of Nobel Medicine Prize

AFP | Monday, Oct 6, 2014

Norwegian scientists May-Britt and Edvard Moser smile when they receive the Fernstrom award in Lund in this September 22, 2008 file photo.

STOCKHOLM - Here is a list of the winners of the Nobel Medicine Prize over the past 10 years, following the latest award on Monday: 2014: John O'Keefe (Britain, US), Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser (Norway) for discovering how the brain navigates with an "inner GPS".

2013: James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Suedhof (US) for work on how the cell organises its transport system.

2012: Shinya Yamanaka (Japan) and John B. Gurdon (Britain) for discoveries in cell programming.

2011: Bruce Beutler (US), Jules Hoffmann (France) and Ralph Steinman (Canada) for work on innate immunity.

2010: Robert G. Edwards (Britain) for the development of in vitro fertilisation.

2009: Carol Greider and Jack Szostak (US), Elizabeth Blackburn (Australia-US) for work on how chromosomes are protected.

2008: Francoise Barre-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier (France), Harald zur Hausen (Germany) for work on viruses causing cervical cancer and the discovery of human immunodeficiency virus.

2007: Mario Capecchi (US), Oliver Smithies (US), and Martin Evans (Britain) for work on gene modifications in mice using embryonic stem cells.

2006: Andrew Z. Fire (US), Craig C. Mello (US) for their discovery of RNA interference.

2005: Barry J. Marshall (Australia), J. Robin Warren (Australia) for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.

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