David Baltimore

1938 - Today

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David Baltimore (born March 7, 1938) is an American biologist, university administrator, and 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine. He is currently President Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Biology at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), where he served as president from 1997 to 2006. He also served as the director of the Joint Center for Translational Medicine, which joined Caltech and UCLA in a program to translate basic scientific discoveries into clinical realities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Baltimore has received more than 472,460 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. David Baltimore is the 163rd most popular biologist (up from 235th in 2019), the 1,663rd most popular biography from United States (up from 2,163rd in 2019) and the 25th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, David Baltimore ranks 163 out of 844Before him are Erik Pontoppidan, Philibert Commerson, Charles Bell, Albert von Kölliker, George Robert Gray, and Erwin Neher. After him are Martin Evans, Adolf Engler, Charles Scott Sherrington, Mathurin Jacques Brisson, Joseph Banks, and Henry Walter Bates.

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Among people born in 1938, David Baltimore ranks 89Before him are Fela Kuti, Leiji Matsumoto, Ricardo Lagos, Klaus Schwab, Juliet Anderson, and Radivoj Korać. After him are Carlos Bilardo, McCoy Tyner, Connie Francis, Marcello Gandini, Robert Smithson, and Phil Knight.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Baltimore ranks 1,663 out of 15,968Before him are Larry King (1933), Fredric March (1897), Thomas Mitchell (1892), Kim Peek (1951), Neil Patrick Harris (1973), and Gus Grissom (1926). After him are Gabe Newell (1962), William Nordhaus (1941), Dwight Schultz (1947), Michael Rooker (1955), Richard S. Castellano (1933), and Henry Steel Olcott (1832).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, David Baltimore ranks 25Before him are Sylvia Earle (1935), Norman Borlaug (1914), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), George Wald (1906), Temple Grandin (1947), and George Davis Snell (1903). After him are Joshua Lederberg (1925), Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Nettie Stevens (1861), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Edward B. Lewis (1918), and Daniel Nathans (1928).