How an Alberta researcher’s discovery of hepatitis C led to the Nobel Prize and saved lives

Hepatitis C led to an estimated 400,000 deaths in 2016. (Shutterstock) John Bergeron, McGill University This year, the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine was awarded to virologists Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice and biochemist Michael Houghton for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus. This recognition is yet a further testimonial of … Continue reading How an Alberta researcher’s discovery of hepatitis C led to the Nobel Prize and saved lives