NIH's Harvey J. Alter Wins Nobel Prize

Dr. Harvey J. Alter, Scientist Emeritus at the NIH Clincial Center, won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine, along with Dr. Michael Houghton and Dr. Charles M. Rice, for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.

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A premier environment where creative scientists conduct fundamental biomedical research for the betterment of human health—we are the IRP.

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Hear conversations with world-leading researchers working at the NIH IRP on challenges across the spectrum of biomedicine.

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Watch IRP researchers provide a quick taste of their scientific projects.

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

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