Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2022 awarded to Svante Pabo.

  • Swedish geneticist Svante Pabo has won the Nobel Prize 2022 in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries that give us an understanding of how modern humans evolved from extinct ancestors.
  • On 3rd October 2022, the Nobel Prize Committee, Svante Pabo, was awarded the prize “for his discoveries concerning the genome of extinct hominins & human evolution”.
  • Considered the most prestigious prize in the scientific world, it is awarded by the Nobel Assembly of Sweden’s Karolinska Institute & is worth 10 million Swedish crowns ($900,357).
  • 67-year-old Pabo did his prized studies at the University of Munich in Germany and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig. Pabo Sune is the son of Bergstrom, who received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1982.
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