Ralph Steinman's Daughter on His Posthumous Nobel Prize

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

The Nobel Prize committee decided on Monday to posthumously award Dr. Ralph Steinman a prize in medicine and physiology. Steinman's ground-breaking winning research into dendritic cells helped treat his own pancreatic cancer, but he died just three days before the committee awarded him with the prize. Nobel rules say the award can only go to living scientists, but the foundation did not know Steinman had died on Friday and thus did not reverse their decision. Steinman shares this year's award with two other researchers, Bruce Beutler and Jules Hoffmann.

Steinman's daughter, Alexis Steinman, remembers her father's work and legacy.

Here's a video of Ralph Steinman explaining his work, from 2010:


Alexis Steinman

Produced by:

Mythili Rao

Comments [1]

dineshkumar pandey from india

what is the date, honorable completed work and published the paper. please let me know the literature or source you received information about the viruses enters the host through allele specific synthesized receptor on victim cells ?

Oct. 21 2011 02:36 AM

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