Harald zur Hausen

Harald zur Hausen (born 11 Mairch 1936) is a German virologist an professor emeritus. He haes duin resairch on cancer o the cervix, whaur he discovered the role o papilloma viruses, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine 2008.

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Harald zur Hausen
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Born (1936-03-11) 11 Mairch 1936 (ageĀ 84)
Gelsenkirchen, Province o Westphalie, Germany
NaitionalityGerman
KentĀ forDiscovery that HPV can cause cervical cancer
AwairdsErnst Jung Prize (1996)
Prince Mahidol Award (2005)
Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine (2008)
Scientific career
FieldsVirology
InstitutionsGerman Cancer Research Center Varsity o Heidelberg