Did you know? Nobel Prize in Medicine

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Facts and figures in Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine:

201 persons have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine between 1901 and 2012.

38 Medicine Prizes have been given to one Laureate only.

10 women have been awarded the Medicine Prize so far.

32 years was the age of the youngest Medicine Laureate ever, Frederick G. Banting, who was awarded the 1923 Medicine Prize for the discovery of insulin.

87 years was the age of the oldest Medicine Laureate ever, Peyton Rous, when he was awarded the Medicine Prize in 1966.

57 is the average age of the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine the year they were awarded the prize.

(continue on www.nobelprize.org)

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