The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is announced on the first Monday in October every year.
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded jointly to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm.
Our body clock controls us more than we realise. If this 2017’s Nobel-Prize-winning discovery has a wider breakthrough, it can change everything from when the school day will start to what medicines we take and when.
It was a packed Aula Medica that listened to Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young as they delivered their Nobel lectures.