A Chilean scientist and an Argentine priest, nominated for the Nobel Prize

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A Chilean scientist and an Argentine priest, nominated for the Nobel Prize

A Chilean scientist and an Argentine priest, nominated for the Nobel Prize

The Chilean academic Ricardo Maccioni and the Argentine priest Pedro Opeka are some of the Latin Americans on the secret list of nominees for the … 04.10.2021, Sputnik Mundo

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Although the official list of nominations is secret and is not revealed until 50 years later, prior to each delivery of the Nobel Prizes, the academies or organizations of which the nominees are part can communicate the news to the public. This Monday, October 4 and until October 11, the winners of the six categories will be revealed: Medicine or Physiology, Chemistry, Physics, Literature, Peace and Economics. Ricardo Maccioni The University of Chile announced the nomination of its academic Ricardo Maccioni Baraona, who He received not one but two Nobel Prize in Medicine nominations for his contributions to the knowledge and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The researcher, who has been studying this disease since 1973, is noted for his studies on the diagnosis and design of new therapies for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, which are advances in science worldwide. Thanks to their theories and the discovery of the protein TAU – a mechanism that since d inside the cell it plays an important role in neuron function — the first biomarker for the early detection of Alzheimer’s was developed, with which it is possible to anticipate the first manifestations of the disease up to 25 years. Along the same lines, the academic innovated with multitarget therapies and the application of nutraceuticals —preventive medicines composed of fungi, fruits or plants—. His studies are aimed at finding a cure for neurodegenerative disease. It was taken by American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian, who were recognized for their discoveries about receptors for temperature and touch.Pedro Opeka According to the institutional page of the Akamasoa Humanitarian Association – which in Malagasy means good friends -, the Government Slovenian nominated its founder, Argentine Pedro Opeka, as a candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize by 2021. Opeka carries out social actions on the African island of Madagascar, where in 1989 it created the association to help people living in poverty in Antanarivo – the island’s capital – who lived in the Andralanitra garbage dump and in the streets of the Since the association, Opeka has worked to provide the locals with a roof, work and education. More than 500,000 Malagasy people have benefited from their support. 4,000 houses have been built and 14,000 children were enrolled in schools. Pedro Opeka was born in 1948 in San Martín, north of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. From Slovenian parents, from a very young age he worked as a bricklayer and at the age of 15 he decided to become a priest. At the age of 22 he went to Madagascar to help build churches and discovered his vocation as a missionary. This is not the first time that Opeka became a It is among the nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize, in 2012 it had also integrated the list for this award.This year some of the nominees in this category are the Black Lives Matter movement, the World Health Organization, or the climate activist Greta Thunberg. The Physics and Chemistry awards will be awarded on October 5 and 6, respectively, while the Literature award will be announced on Thursday 7; the Peace Prize, on Friday the 8th, and the Economy Prize, on Monday, October 11.

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Chilean academic Ricardo Maccioni and Argentine priest Pedro Opeka are some of the Latin Americans on the secret list of nominees for the 2021 edition of the Nobel Prizes.

Although the official list of nominations is secret and is not revealed until 50 years later, prior to each delivery of the Nobel Prizes, the academies or organizations of which the nominees are part can communicate the news to the public.

From this Monday 4 until October 11, the winners of the six categories will be revealed: Medicine or Physiology, Chemistry, Physics, Literature, Peace and Economics.

Ricardo Maccioni

The University of Chile communicated your scholar’s nomination Ricardo Maccioni Baraona, who had not one but two nominations for the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his contributions to the knowledge and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

The researcher, who has been studying this disease since 1973, is noted for his studies on the diagnosis and design of new therapies for the disease. Alzheimer’s treatment, which constitute advances for science worldwide.

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Thanks to his theories and the discovery of the TAU protein —Mechanism that from within the cell plays an important role in the function of the neuron — the first biomarker for the early detection of Alzheimer’s, with which it is possible to anticipate the first manifestations of the disease by up to 25 years.

Along the same lines, the academic innovated with therapies multitarget and the application of nutraceuticals —Medicines for preventive purposes composed of fungi, fruits or plants.

His studies are aimed at finding a cure for neurodegenerative disease.

This Monday, the 4th, the expectation culminated and the major prize in this category was won by American scientists David julius and Ardem Patapoutian, who were recognized for their discoveries about receptors for temperature and touch.

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Pedro Opeka

According to the institutional page of the Akamasoa Humanitarian Association —Which in Malagasy means good friends-, the Slovenian Government nominated its founder, the Argentine Pedro Opeka, as a candidate for Peace Nobel by 2021.

Opeka carries out social actions on the African island of Madagascar, where in 1989 he created the association to help people living in poverty in Antanarivo -Capital of the island- who lived in the garbage dump of Andralanitra and on the city streets.

Since the association, Opeka has worked to provide the locals with a roof, a job and an education. More than 500,000 Malagasy people have benefited from their support. 4,000 houses have been built and 14,000 children were enrolled in schools.

Pedro Opeka was born in 1948 in San Martin, north of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. From Slovenian parents, from a very young age he worked as a bricklayer and at the age of 15 he decided to become a priest.

At age 22, he went to Madagascar to help build churches and discovered his vocation as a missionary.

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It is not the first time that Opeka is among the nominees for the Nobel Peace Prize, in 2012 it had also integrated the list for this award.

This year some of the nominees in this category are the movement Black Lives Matter, the World Health Organization, or the climate activist Greta thunberg.

The Physics and Chemistry prizes will be awarded on October 5 and 6, respectively, while the Literature award will be released on Thursday 7; that of La Paz, on Friday the 8th and economics award, Monday, October 11.

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A Chilean scientist and an Argentine priest, nominated for the Nobel Prize