Sweden Nobel Medicine Laureates

December 6, 2011 - 2:00 PM
2011 Nobel medicine prize laureates Jules A. Hoffmann, left, Luxembourg-born Frenchman, and U.S. Bruce A. Beutler, right, during their press conference at the Nobel Forum in Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday Dec. 6, 2011. Hoffmann is research director and member of the board of administrators of the National Center of Scientific Research (CNRS) in Strasbourg, France. Beutler works for The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA. They share the prize with Ralph M. Steinman who recently died. The Nobel Prize ceremonies will take place on upcoming Saturday. (AP photo/Scanpix Sweden/Jonas Ekstromer) SWEDEN OUT