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Sydney Brenner, DPhil, Wins Nobel Prize in Physiology

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On October 7, 2002, the Nobel Assembly of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, announced that Sydney Brenner, DPhil, was a winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Sydney Brenner, a distinguished professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, is one of three recipients of this year's Nobel Prize in medicine for his contributions toward the better understanding about how genes regulate organ growth and the process of apoptosis.

Brenner shares his prize with Dr. Robert Horvitz, a professor in the Department of Biology at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and McGovern Institute for …

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