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Rolf Martin Zinkernagel
Rolf Zinkernagel Erudite Conclave medical college trivandrum.jpg
Zinkernagel at the Erudite Conclave 2011 in Thiruvananthapuram, India
Born
Rolf Martin Zinkernagel

(1944-01-06)January 6, 1944[1]
NationalitySwiss
Known forCytotoxic T cells

Rolf Martin Zinkernagel AC, FAA (born January 6, 1944) is a Swiss immunologist at the University of Zurich.

He is best known for his discovery of how the immune system recognizes virus-infected cells.[2] For his discovery, Zinkernagel shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Peter C. Doherty in 1996.[1]

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This person won a Nobel Prize