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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1984

For theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies
Name - Niels K. Jerne
Date of birth - December 23, 1911
InstitutionsBasel Institute for Immunology Basel, Switzerland
Country - Denmark

Description - Niels Kaj Jerne, FRS (December 23, 1911 - October 7, 1994) was a Danish (English-born) immunologist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984. The citation read "For theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies".


Name - Georges J.F. K÷hler
Date of birth - March 17, 1946
InstitutionsBasel Institute for Immunology Basel, Switzerland
Country - German

Description - Georges Jean Franz K÷hler was a German biologist.Together with CÚsar Milstein and Niels K. Jerne, K÷hler won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984, "for work on the immune system and the production of monoclonal antibodies".


Name - CÚsar Milstein
Date of birth - 8 October 1927
InstitutionsMRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge, United Kingdom
Country - United Kingdom

Description - CÚsar Milstein was an Argentine biochemist in the field of antibody research. Milstein shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984 with Niels K. Jerne and Georges K÷hler.