The Nobel Prize in Medicine ( 2010 )
Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010
The Nobel Prize is an International Award governed by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. It consists of a medal, personal diploma, and a cash award.
First Noble Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded in 1901 to Emil von Behring for his work on serum therapy.
Since then The Nobel Prize in Medicine has highlighted a number of important discoveries like penicillin, genetic engineering and blood-typing. Find out more about the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine and their work from 2010
The Nobel Prize in Medicine 2010
"for the development of in vitro fertilization"
IVF is a technique whereby eggs from a woman are removed and fertilized by sperms in a laboratory petridish.
The fertilized egg is then allowed to grow. Two-three days after fertilization, the developed egg, now known as ‘zygote’, is transferred back into the woman’s uterus in a procedure known as ‘embryo transfer’.
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