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An Exciting Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology

October 12, 2015

“The 2015 Nobel Prize awards in Medicine and Physiology are exciting for many reasons. The three recipients-two microbiologists and a pharmacologist-all working with natural compounds, developed therapies to fight various parasites, making remarkable contributions to human and animal health. This linking of human, animal and environmental medicine, known as "One Health" has become an essential focus in effective medical research and practice. ...

... Underlying these awards and the on-going research is the reality that efficacious medicine in the twenty-first century is carried out by teams of scientists, doctors and nurses grounded in a One Health-based awareness that the environment, human medicine and animal medicine are a seamlessly interconnected web.


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Also see CEEZAD’s outstanding interdisciplinary “One Health” collaborators and resources’ links