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September 18, 2000
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Two researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa became the first Israelis to win a prize often considered a good predictor of the Nobel prizes in medicine. Dr. Aaron Chiechanover and Dr. Avram Hershko are sharing the $50,000 Lasker medical awards with Alexander Varshavsky of the California Institute of Technology for their work in showing a key way cells get rid of proteins.

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