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I: How Much Do You Know About Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine? 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in October. While, how much do you know about this award? Today, you will learn more about the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine by just a few figures. 107 Awards, 211 Winners Between 1901 and 2016, a total of 107 Nobel Prizes in Physiology or Medicine were awarded, with 211 winners, 39 of which were awarded solely to one scientist, 32 to two scientists and 36 to three scientists. Interestingly, no scientist has yet been able to receive the Prize twice in a lifetime. Average Age of the Winners: 58 years old The average age of the winners is 58. The youngest Nobel laureate was only 32 when awarded, and the eldest was 87. Frederick Grant Banting is a Canadian medical scientist who won the Nobel Prize at the age of 32 as co-inventor of insulin. He remains the youngest Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine.

Female Winners: 12 There are a total of 12 female winners of Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Youyou Tu, a Chinese scientist, is the latest one. In 2015, she shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with two other scientists for discovering new drug therapies to treat malaria. This is the first Chinese scientist to win the Nobel Prize in Science for scientific research based in China.


Couple Winners In the history of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, there have been stories of couples taking this award. Among them, the couple Gerty Cori and Carl Cori jointly won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1947. In 2014, the same award was given to a couple, May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser.

Norwegian scientists May-Britt and Edvard I. Moser won the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of the inner GPS.

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how much do you know about nobel prize in physiology or medicine  

2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in October. While, how much do you know about this award? Today, you will learn more...

how much do you know about nobel prize in physiology or medicine  

2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in October. While, how much do you know about this award? Today, you will learn more...

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