RESEARCH DISCOVERIES AT STANFORD


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2013: Thomas Südhof, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Thomas Südhof, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with James Rothman of Yale University and Randy Schekman of UC Berkeley, "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells."

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2006: Andrew Fire, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Andrew Fire, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; shared with Craig Mello of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, for recognizing that certain RNA molecules can be used to turn off specific genes in animal cells.

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Updated October 20, 2020