WITH JAPANESE SCIENTIST TASUKU HONJO

James Allison, Frontiers of Knowledge laureate in 2017, wins the Nobel Prize in Medicine

The American immunologist James Allison, Frontiers of Knowledge laureate in Biomedicine in 2017 (10th edition), has won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine with Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo. The committee of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm has decided to award the prize to these two researchers for their pioneering discoveries in the field of immunotherapy treatments against cancer. Allison visited Madrid last June to receive the Frontiers of Knowledge Award, and explained his research at a press conference held at the BBVA Foundation.