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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1996
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Rolf Zinkernagel, together with Peter Doherty, discovered how immune T cells recognize virus infected host cells (1973-1975). For this discovery both were awarded with the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996.
Later he worked on the role of the thymus and on protective as well as pathological effects of immune T cells.
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