Allison and Honjo discovered how inhibiting the brakes in our immune systems can be used to treat cancer.
Maude Abbott's discoveries on pediatric heart defects were groundbreaking, saved countless lives and have stood the test of time for more than 80 years. It's time she received her due credit.
Only one Canadian has ever received the Nobel Prize for medicine, in 1923. But Canadian discoveries have been essential to stem cell research, gene sequencing and treatments for cancer.
Biological clocks set the pace for nearly all living things, and Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young – awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – helped us understand how.
Americans Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael Young share the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for work that explained how our cells keep track of time.
The winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine discovered how our internal body clock works.
Scientists William C Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura and Tu Youyou have been rewarded for their unglamorous but vital work on parasites that has improved the lives of millions.
The 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to Thomas Südhof, James Rothman and Randy Schekman for their discoveries…