James P. Allison | Ill. Niklas Elmehed. © Nobel Media[/caption] James P. Allison (Born: 7 August 1948, Alice, TX, USA) Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA , Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, San Francisco, CA, USA Prize motivation: “for their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation.”

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018 | Nobel Prize 2018 – Prize share: 1/2