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William G. Kaelin Jr. holds a model of his work as he speaks at a news conference, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Boston, after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Kaelin, who teaches at Harvard Medical School, shares the prize with Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability, the Nobel Committee announced Monday. (Elise Amendola/AP)
William G. Kaelin Jr. holds a model of his work as he speaks at a news conference, Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, in Boston, after he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Kaelin, who teaches at Harvard Medical School, shares the prize with Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability, the Nobel Committee announced Monday. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Dana-Farber scientist and Havard Medical School professor William Kaelin woke up Monday morning to a phone call informing him that he had won the 2019 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine. Dr. Kaelin talks with us about his award-winning research, the experience of winning a Nobel Prize, and the future of cancer research.

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Dr. William Kaelin, 2019 Nobel Prize winner, researcher at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Sidney Farber Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

This segment aired on October 7, 2019.

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