Awards & Winners

César Milstein

Date of Birth 08-October-1927
Place of Birth Bahía Blanca
(Argentina, Buenos Aires Province, Bahía Blanca Partido)
Nationality Argentina, United Kingdom
Also know as Cesar Milstein
Profession Scientist
César Milstein, FRS was a Argentinian biochemist, ] in the field of antibody research. Milstein shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984 with Niels Kaj Jerne and Georges J. F. Köhler.

Awards by César Milstein

Check all the awards nominated and won by César Milstein.


Copley Medal
(In recognition of his outstanding contributions to immunology, in particular to the discovery of monoclonal antibodies and to the understanding of the role of somatic mutations in the maturation of the immune response.)


Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For his superb achievement in creating the first hybridomas, a powerful new scientific tool.)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for theories concerning the specificity in development and control of the immune system and the discovery of the principle for production of monoclonal antibodies.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(In recognition of their application of a cell-fusion technique to form immortal cell lines which produce antibodies of a single specificity.)


Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
Wolf Prize in Medicine
(for their contributions to knowledge of the function and disfunction of the body cells through their studies on the immunological role of the lymphocytes, the development of specific antibodies and the elucidation of mechanisms governing the control and differentiation of normal and cancer cells.)
Robert Koch Prize