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Heliobacter pylori
<em>Heliobacter pylori</em>
Helicobacter pylori
In 2005 UWA academic Professor Barry Marshall and Emeritus Professor Robin Warren, a pathologist at Royal Perth Hospital, were recipients of the world's most prestigious and coveted award. They received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.
Photo: Image created by Luke Marshall