Youyou Tu, Campbell and Omura wins 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine

By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

Stockholm, Oct. 5(Greenpost)–Chinese Scientist Youyou Tu, American William Campbell and Japanese Satoshi Omura share the 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

DSC_3707This was announced by  Urban Lendahl President of the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet.

Campbell and Omura won half of the prize for their discoveries concerning a nove therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites. And Youyou Tu won the other half for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria.

DSC_3714They will get the prize and diploma from the hands of the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf on Dec. 10 in Stockholm.

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