Curtin Medal for Nobel Laureate

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.