Curtin Medal for Nobel Laureate

Tuesday 26 August 2014

The Curtin Medal for Excellence in Medical Research for 2013 has been awarded to Swiss Nobel Laureate, Emeritus Professor Rolf Zinkernagel, for a lifetime of achievement in Immunology.

Professor Zinkernagel, who spent 34 years at the University of Zurich, was a Visiting Fellow at The John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) during the early 1970s, where his research with Professor Peter Doherty won the pair a Nobel Prize in 1996.

Professor Zinkernagel said he was honoured to be recognised by the ANU.

Pictured: Emeritus Professor Rolf Zinkernagel with a bust of John Curtin at JCSMR.



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