IAN R GIBBONS (1931 - 2018)

 

The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine 2017

 

is awarded in equal shares to

 

IAN R GIBBONS

and

RONALD D VALE

 

for their discovery of microtubule-associated motor proteins: engines that power cellular and intracellular movements essential to the growth, division, and survival of human cells.

 

17 June 2017 (Revised)

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