The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014

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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014 was divided, one half awarded to John O'Keefe, the other half jointly to May-Britt Moser and Edvard I. Moser "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain".

 

 

 

John O'Keefe

Born: 18 November 1939, New York, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University College, London, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain"

Field: physiology, spatial behavior

 

 

May-Britt Moser

Born: 4 January 1963, Fosnavåg, Norway

Affiliation at the time of the award: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain"

Field: physiology, spatial behavior

 

 

Edvard I. Moser

Born: 27 April 1962, Ålesund, Norway

Affiliation at the time of the award: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain"

Field: physiology, spatial behavior

 

 

 

 

 

 

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