PHYSICIAN

Akira Endo

1933 - Today

Akira Endo

Akira Endo (遠藤 章, Endō Akira, born 14 November 1933) is a Japanese biochemist whose research into the relationship between fungi and cholesterol biosynthesis led to the development of statin drugs, which are some of the best-selling pharmaceuticals in history. He received the Japan Prize in 2006, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award in 2008, the Canada Gairdner International Award in 2017. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akira Endo has received more than 4,602 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 408th most popular physician.

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  • 45.06

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  • 15

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  • 3.51

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  • 2.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among PHYSICIANS

Among physicians, Akira Endo ranks 407 out of 438Before him are John Ostrom, Nikolay Burdenko, John Arbuthnot, Benjamin Rush, Robert Atkins, and Sir John Pringle, 1st Baronet. After him are Joep Lange, Helen B. Taussig, Francis Buchanan-Hamilton, Charles W. Gilmore, Stuart Kauffman, and Kadambini Ganguly.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1933, Akira Endo ranks 261Before him are Mildred McDaniel, Bengt Berndtsson, Reiner Kunze, Svetlana Velmar-Janković, Peter Arundell, and Mary Ure. After him are Valentina Rastvorova, Suchinda Kraprayoon, James Wolfensohn, Nicholas Pileggi, Jean Vautrin, and Hiroki Kosai.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Akira Endo ranks 889 out of 3,113Before him are Sadakazu Tanigaki (1945), Seiko Matsuda (1962), Kei Kumai (1930), Haruhisa Hasegawa (1957), Tatsuhiko Seta (1952), and Masaaki Kato (1958). After him are Tomitaro Makino (1862), Chiaki Mukai (1952), Rinko Kikuchi (1981), Yukio Kasaya (1943), Masakazu Katsura (1962), and Aguri Suzuki (1960).

Among PHYSICIANS In Japan

Among physicians born in Japan, Akira Endo ranks 7Before him are Shirō Ishii (1892), Tasuku Honjo (1942), Kitasato Shibasaburō (1853), Hakaru Hashimoto (1881), Shinya Yamanaka (1962), and Kiyoshi Shiga (1871).

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