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    Nobel Laureate Peter Doherty, PhD, elected to Institute of Medicine

    Peter Doherty, PhD, of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a prestigious branch of the National Academy of Sciences.

    H5N1 threat puts human flu back in spotlight

    The emergence of the bird flu virus H5N1 that is currently devastating chicken flocks in many countries and threatening to unleash a worldwide epidemic among humans has triggered a renewed interest among scientists in studying influenza A viruses.

    Dr. Peter Doherty, St. Jude Hospital Immunologist, wins Nobel Prize

    Peter C. Doherty, Ph.D., chairman of the immunology department at St. Jude, and Rolf M. Zinkernagel, M.D., immunologists whose experiments revolutionized the field by explaining the mechanism of T-cell recognition in cell-mediated immunity, have won the 1996 Nobel Prize for Medicine.