Nobel Laureates

The Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich takes pride in having two Nobel Prize winners: Walter Rudolf Hess and Rolf M. Zinkernagel won the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1949 and 1996, respectively.

Professor Walter Rudolf Hess
In 1949, Walter Rudolf Hess was awarded the Nobelprize in Medicine.

For further information, please refer to uzh.ch/nobeprize/hess (in German only).
Professor Rolf M. Zinkernagel
In 1996, Rolf M. Zinkernagel was awarded the Nobelprize in Medicine.

For further information, please refer to uzh.ch/nobelprize/zinkernagel (in German only).