Biography Peter Doherty
- At: PSWC, Melbourne (Australia) (2014)
- DOHERTY, Peter (Melbourne, Australia)
Professor Peter Doherty shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1996 with Swiss colleague Rolf Zinkernagel, for their discoveries concerning the specificity of the cell-mediated immune defence.
He was Australian of the Year in 1997, and has since been commuting between St Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis and the Department..