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Karolinska Institutet's Nobel Laureates

Eight Swedes have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Five of them were from Karolinska Institutet.

Hugo Theorell 1955

"for his discoveries concerning the nature and mode of action of oxidation enzymes"

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Ragnar Granit 1967

shared prize, "for their discoveries concerning the primary physiological and chemical visual processes in the eye"

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Ulf von Euler 1970

shared prize, "for their discoveries concerning the humoral transmittors in the nerve terminals and the mechanism for their storage, release and inactivation"

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Sune Bergström and Bengt Samuelsson 1982

"for their discoveries concerning prostaglandins and related biologically active substances"

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