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Paul Greengard

1925 - 2019

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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 192,213 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Paul Greengard is the 160th most popular biologist (up from 192nd in 2019), the 1,565th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,938th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Paul Greengard ranks 160 out of 841Before him are Mario Capecchi, Mikhail Tsvet, J. Michael Bishop, Jakob von Uexküll, Olaus Rudbeck, and Johan Christian Fabricius. After him are Anna Atkins, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Peter Medawar, Erwin Neher, Bert Sakmann, and César Milstein.

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Among people born in 1925, Paul Greengard ranks 87Before him are Princess Regina of Saxe-Meiningen, José Freire Falcão, Charles Chaplin Jr., John Pople, Willi Herold, and Gabriele Ferzetti. After him are Honor Blackman, Oscar Peterson, Toshio Iwatani, Robert Hardy, Hildegard Knef, and Nicolai Gedda. Among people deceased in 2019, Paul Greengard ranks 68Before him are Michel Serres, Zhores Alferov, Luke Perry, Yury Luzhkov, Danny Aiello, and Roger Etchegaray. After him are Fernando de la Rúa, Valery Bykovsky, Vladimir Bukovsky, Stanley Donen, Jessye Norman, and Godfried Danneels.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Greengard ranks 1,565 out of 18,182Before him are William Daniel Phillips (1948), Valerie Solanas (1936), Anthony Bourdain (1956), Eddie Cochran (1938), John Saxon (1935), and James Earl Ray (1928). After him are Julia Child (1912), Diane Lane (1965), James Gandolfini (1961), Lee de Forest (1873), Joseph Nye (1937), and George C. Scott (1927).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Paul Greengard ranks 29Before him are Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Nettie Stevens (1861), Gerald Edelman (1929), Daniel Nathans (1928), Robert Whittaker (1920), and J. Michael Bishop (1936). After him are Temple Grandin (1947), John B. Calhoun (1917), Wilbur Scoville (1865), Stephen Jay Gould (1941), Edward Tatum (1909), and Leland H. Hartwell (1939).