Waldorf-educated neuroscientist Thomas Südhof, MD, and two others earned the prize for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic and for solving the mystery of how the cell organizes its transport system.
Südhof, a graduate of the Hannover Waldorf School in Germany, is a professor of molecular and cellular physiology at Stanford University. Congratulations, Dr. Südhof!
Read more here: Thomas Sudhof wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Another German Nobel Prize winner had this to say about Waldorf education:
“The advent of the Waldorf Schools was in my opinion the greatest contribution to world peace and understanding…” – Willy Brandt, Former Chancellor of West Germany, 1971 Nobel Peace Prize Winner.
Check out this list of other Accomplished Waldorf Alumni.
And, learn more abut Waldorf education at Seacoast Waldorf School’s Fall Open House this Saturday, October 19th, from 10am to noon. Call 207-439-7911 for details.