Svante Pääbo net worth 2022: Swedish geneticist gets Nobel Prize for Medicine

Svante Pääbo net worth 2022: Swedish geneticist gets Nobel Prize for Medicine

Swedish geneticist Svante Pääbo has received this year's Nobel Prize in Medicine.

He received the award “for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution”.

Pääbo achieved praises for his application of DNA analysis for ancient bones.

His discovery was made public in 2010 after he pioneered methods to extract and analyze ancient DNA from Neanderthal bones.

He has won several science prizes previously, including the prestigious Japan Prize 2020.

The Nobel Prize in Medicine is the first of the awards to be announced this year.

Physics, Chemistry, Literature and the Peace prizes will follow through the week, with Economics closing on October 10.

Svante Pääbo’s net worth is estimated to be$3 million, with his main source of income coming from his career as a geneticist.