Science, Society and the Challenge of the Future

Event
  • DATE / TIME :
    2003•10•17
    Location :
    Tokyo

    Dr. Doherty was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1996 for research that revolutionized the field of immunology by explaining how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells. This discovery showed how white blood cells must recognize both the virus and certain self-molecules in order to kill the virus-infected cells.