Tu Youyou, the Nobel Prize for her work on malaria | IBSA Foundation
Tu Youyou won the Nobel Prize in Medicine, together with William C. Campbell and Satoshi Omura, for her important work on the cure for malaria.
May, the neuroscientist who reconstructed the map of our brain | IBSA Foundation
May Britt-Moser won the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 2014 together with her husband Edvard I. Moser and John O'Keefe, thanks to her studies on neuroscience, ...
Carol, the youngest woman to win the Noble Prize in Medicine | IBSA Foundation
Carol W. Greider won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine, along with Elizabeth Blackburn and Jack Szostak, for her research on cellular ageing
Elizabeth, the explorer of cellular ageing | IBSA Foundation
Elizabeth Blackburn won the 2009 Nobel Prize in Medicine, along with Carol Greider and Jack Szostak, for her research on cellular ageing and in particular on ...
Françoise, the virologist who discovered the HIV virus | IBSA Foundation
Françoise Barré-Sinoussi won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine, together with Luc Montagnier, for the discovery of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause ...
Linda, the scientist who unveiled the secrets of smell | IBSA Foundation
Linda B. Buck won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2004, together with Richard Axel, for her work on olfactory receptors and for isolating the genes that, when ...
Christiane, the genius of biochemistry | IBSA Foundation
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1995, together with Eric Wieschaus and Edward Lewis, for her discoveries on the genetic ...
Rita, the pioneer of neurobiology
Rita Levi-Montalcini was the first woman to be admitted to the Accademia Pontificia (Pontifical Academy of Sciences) and the only Italian to receive the Nobel ...
Barbara, the founder of cellular genetics
Barbara was awarded the Prize in 1983 for her discovery of transposons, the genetic elements capable of changing position within the genome (the genetic ...
Rosalyn, the mother of endocrinology
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow was the sixth woman in the world to win the Nobel Prize in Science and the second woman to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine
Gerty, the first female winner of the Nobel Prize in Medicine
Gerty Radnitz Cori was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1947. The prize, shared with her husband Carl Cori and...
#contagiousstories: a digital community to fight fake news on coronavirus | IBSA Foundation
False information on the coronavirus and the spreading of fake news can have very serious consequences on people’s lives.
#contagiousstories: what’s the best protection against coronavirus? Awareness and solidarity | IBSA Foundation
At just 25 years of age, Inés has very clear ideas and is actively committed to making her ideals become reality.
#contagiousstories: Maxime scores his greatest goal | IBSA Foundation
The coronavirus emergency, as we know, has radically changed all of our lives. Almost always by necessity, but sometimes by choice.
#contagiousstories: fighting Covid-19 with music and graffiti, it happens in Senegal | IBSA Foundation
The commitment of these Senegalese artists to the fight against Covid-19 has found a very fitting means of expression in music. But it isn’t the only one.
#contagiousstories: Haïti’s Scouts launch a hand-washing campaign | IBSA Foundation
In Haiti, the Scouts are used to facing difficulties and natural disasters. And they demonstrated this strength once again, by taking on an insidious and ...
#contagiousstories: Christian makes hand sanitizer in Cameroon | IBSA Foundation
26-year old Christian Achaleke, who works in an organization for economic development, asked one of his colleagues in logistics to buy hand sanitizer. However, ...
#contagiousstories: Ben, Jinny and Wilson secure masks for New York frontline healthcare workers | IBSA Foundation
It all started on Tuesday, March 17, when Ben Wei, a student from New York, received this message from his friend, a doctor working at a Bronx hospital