Paul Greengard

1925 - 2019

Paul Greengard

Paul Greengard (December 11, 1925 – April 13, 2019) was an American neuroscientist best known for his work on the molecular and cellular function of neurons. In 2000, Greengard, Arvid Carlsson and Eric Kandel were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system. He was Vincent Astor Professor at Rockefeller University, and served on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Cure Alzheimer's Fund, as well as the Scientific Council of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Greengard has received more than 125,162 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 71st most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Paul Greengard ranks 71 out of 686Before him are George Beadle, Daniel Bovet, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Nikolai Vavilov, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, and Johann Friedrich Gmelin. After him are Gabriele Falloppio, Carolus Clusius, John Ray, Werner Arber, Hermann Joseph Muller, and John Gurdon.

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Among people born in 1925, Paul Greengard ranks 54Before him are Luciano Berio, Sam Peckinpah, Roy J. Glauber, Oscar Peterson, Dick Van Dyke, and Michel Piccoli. After him are Milton Obote, Oona O'Neill, Jean Tinguely, Ieng Sary, Leo Esaki, and Juan Alberto Schiaffino. Among people deceased in 2019, Paul Greengard ranks 33Before him are Demetris Christofias, Valentina Cortese, Šaban Šaulić, Godfried Danneels, César Pelli, and Luke Perry. After him are Michael Atiyah, Valery Bykovsky, Tony Buzan, Fernando de la Rúa, Max Wright, and Stanley Donen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Greengard ranks 791 out of 12,171Before him are Luke Perry (1966), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), H. H. Holmes (1861), Boris Johnson (1964), Ray Tomlinson (1941), and Burgess Meredith (1907). After him are Kenneth Arrow (1921), Priscilla Presley (1945), David Hasselhoff (1952), Ronald Wayne (1934), Ben E. King (1938), and Ice-T (1958).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Paul Greengard ranks 8Before him are Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866), Dian Fossey (1932), Barbara McClintock (1902), Rachel Carson (1907), Irwin Rose (1926), and George Beadle (1903). After him are Hermann Joseph Muller (1890), Edward Tatum (1909), Lynn Margulis (1938), Alfred Hershey (1908), George Davis Snell (1903), and Thomas Huckle Weller (1915).