Cambridge alumnus Sir Peter Ratcliffe awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Sir Peter Ratcliffe, who studied medicine at the University of Cambridge in 1972, has been jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.

Announced today, the prize has also been awarded to William Kaelin Jr and Gregg Semenza.

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