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the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "Nobel Prize in Medicine"The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Nobel Prize laureate , announced Monday that James Allison and Tsuko Hongo won the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology in 2018 for discovering cancer treatment.
The prize is worth 9 million Swedish crowns, equivalent to one million dollars. The Nobel Prize forMedicine is the first Nobel Prize awarded annually.
Nobel Prize winners of Medicine 2018
Image associéeThe American scientist James Allison, head of immunology and director of the Parker Institute for Immunotherapy for Cancer at the MD Anderson Center at the University of Texas in Houston, USA, used immunotherapy to treat cancer, contributing to the treatment of 60% of those treated, in cooperation with the Japanese scientist "Tasuku Hongo" who participated in the award.
Discover a cure for cancer
The two winners won the prize in recognition of their efforts in the past period to work on the development of antibodies that can transfer drugs to cancer cells, which contributed to the reduction of damage to healthy tissues, through treatments known as "antibodies armed," which is called "medicine and antibody Comparable ", or ADCs compounds.



The association revealed the Nobel , the worlds we were able to achieve a qualitative leap in the fight against cancer, and reported their findings the ability of the immune system to fight cancer cells, immune cells by removing inhibitors.
The Nobel Society noted that Allison conducted research on a protein that inhibits the immune system, while Hongo discovered a protein in the immune cells that led to the development of treatments that were amazingly effective in the fight against cancer.

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