KARI ALITALO has received the Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine

The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has awarded the 2014 Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine to professor Kari Alitalo, Academy Professor for the Molecular Biology of Cancer at the University of Helsinki (Finland).
Professor Alitalo receives the prize for his pioneering research on how and when lymph and blood vessels grow, and how that knowledge could help us find interventions to treat a variety of diseases.
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Wihuri Research Institute

Biomedicum Helsinki
Haartmaninkatu 8
Director: Kari Alitalo
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