1980 Nobel Prize

In 1980, Jean Dausset, George Snell and Baruj Benacerraf were awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Biology for their discoveries on the MHC. Peter Gorer could not make the list because he had passed away in 1961.

Nobel Prize 1980 – Discoveries concerning genetically determined structures on the cell surface that regulate immunological reactions.

International Union of Immunological SocietiesUniversity of South AfricaInstitute of Infectious Disease and Molecular MedicineElizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids FoundationStellenbosch University