Eric Kandel

1929 - Today

Eric Kandel

Eric Richard Kandel (German: [ˈkandəl]; born Erich Richard Kandel, November 7, 1929) is an Austrian-American medical doctor who specialized in psychiatry, a neuroscientist and a professor of biochemistry and biophysics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on the physiological basis of memory storage in neurons. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eric Kandel has received more than 495,922 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 107th most popular physician.

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  • 3.27

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Among physicians, Eric Kandel ranks 106 out of 438Before him are Werner Forssmann, Jang-geum, Alexandre Yersin, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, John Langdon Down, and Ferid Murad. After him are John Eccles, Herbert Spencer Gasser, Giovanni Alfonso Borelli, Joseph Erlanger, Otto Loewi, and Franz Joseph Gall.

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Among people born in 1929, Eric Kandel ranks 50Before him are Lennart Meri, George Stinney, Karolos Papoulias, Francis Gary Powers, Isamu Akasaki, and Ralf Dahrendorf. After him are Christa Wolf, Michael Atiyah, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Werner Arber, Milorad Pavić, and Ursula K. Le Guin.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Eric Kandel ranks 166 out of 799Before him are Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), Albert III, Duke of Austria (1349), Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria (1558), Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach (1656), Dietrich Mateschitz (1944), and Mariana of Austria (1634). After him are Rudolf I of Bohemia (1281), Archduke Charles Joseph of Austria (1745), Archduchess Maria Johanna Gabriela of Austria (1750), Ferdinand Piëch (1937), Maria Amalia of Austria (1701), and Alfred Schütz (1899).

Among PHYSICIANS In Austria

Among physicians born in Austria, Eric Kandel ranks 5Before him are Hans Asperger (1906), Róbert Bárány (1876), Aribert Heim (1914), and Hans Selye (1907). After him are Julius Wagner-Jauregg (1857), Victor Babeș (1854), Paul Neumann (1875), and Leopold Auenbrugger (1722).

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