John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser jointly receive Nobel Prize for Medicine

December 10, 2014 6:47 PM

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John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser jointly receive Nobel Prize for Medicine

Stockholm: John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, Edvard I Moser jointly received the prestigious 2014 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain at a ceremony in Stockholm on Wednesday.

The Nobel Laureates have discovered a positioning system, an "inner GPS" in the brain that makes it possible to orient ourselves in space, demonstrating a cellular basis for higher cognitive function, the Nobel committee said.

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