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Professor Herman Waldmann FMedSci (Sir William Dunn School of Pathology) is one of four Oxford University researchers recognised today by the Royal Society.

Collage image of Royal Society winners
Collage of Royal Society Medal winners

Each year, the Royal Society recognises exceptional research achievements by awarding a series of prestigious medals and prizes. Professor Waldmann today receives the Royal Medal (Biological) for pioneering monoclonal antibodies for human therapy. 

The honour recognises the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology's previous Head of Department, Herman Waldmann's pioneering work in fundamental and therapeutic immunology research, which spearheaded the development of engineering antibodies for treatment of cancer, multiple sclerosis and other immune disorders. 

Read the full story on the Dunn School website 

Read about the other recipients on the University website