NEW YORK, Oct. 9 – Leland Hartwell, a co-founder of Rosetta Inpharmatics and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, was awarded The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2001, the Karolinksa Institute announced on Monday.

Hartwell, along with Paul Nurse and Timothy Hunt, both of London’s Imperial Cancer Research Fund, received the award for their discoveries of "key regulators of the cell cycle."

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