Nobel Winning Scientist Kobilka Hopes Research Leads to Better, Cheaper Drugs
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Nobel prize winner Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University says he hopes his work has opened the door to making better medicines. Kobilka is one of two American scientists awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for chemistry on Wednesday for research into how cells respond to external stimuli that is helping to develop better drugs to fight illnesses such as diabetes, cancer and depression. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the 8 million crown (1.2 million USD) prize went to Kobilka and Robert