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The Otto Warburg Medal is awarded annually by the German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (German: Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie or GBM) to honour scientists who have contributed important work in the field of biological chemistry. It is named after Otto Warburg, a renowned German physiologist and Nobel Prize laureate. It was first awarded on his 80th birthday on 8 October 1963. [1]

Up to 2013, nine Warburg Medal recipients have also been awarded the Nobel Prize.


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  1. ^ "Otto-Warburg-Medal". GBM. Retrieved 12 January 2014.