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 157,207 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Paul Greengard is the 192nd most popular biologist (down from 71st in 2019), the 1,939th most popular biography from United States (down from 791st in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Paul Greengard ranks 192 out of 844Before him are Hermann Schlegel, Daniel Nathans, Bert Sakmann, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Robert Gallo, and Willi Hennig. After him are James Dwight Dana, Stephan Endlicher, Carl Gustav Carus, Johann Reinhold Forster, Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim, and Martin Vahl.

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Among people born in 1925, Paul Greengard ranks 103Before him are Georges Delerue, Dettmar Cramer, Robert Hardy, Luciano Leggio, Moshe Arens, and Rubem Fonseca. After him are John DeLorean, Hugo Koblet, Brian Aldiss, Jenő Buzánszky, Jean d'Ormesson, and Pramoedya Ananta Toer. Among people deceased in 2019, Paul Greengard ranks 88Before him are Valentina Cortese, Stanley Donen, Moshe Arens, Jan-Michael Vincent, Guillermo Mordillo, and Felice Gimondi. After him are Jonas Mekas, Branko Lustig, Nikolai Kardashev, Mirjana Marković, Vladimir Bukovsky, and John Havlicek.

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Among people born in United States, Paul Greengard ranks 1,939 out of 15,968Before him are Robert Gallo (1937), Mark Margolis (1939), Vesto Slipher (1875), Robin Tunney (1972), Carl Perkins (1932), and Joseph Kittinger (1928). After him are Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Jerry Orbach (1935), Liv Tyler (1977), James Dwight Dana (1813), Jack Warden (1920), and Sofia Coppola (1971).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Paul Greengard ranks 33Before him are Thomas Huckle Weller (1915), Nettie Stevens (1861), Clair Cameron Patterson (1922), Edward B. Lewis (1918), Daniel Nathans (1928), and Robert Gallo (1937). After him are James Dwight Dana (1813), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), J. Michael Bishop (1936), Howard Martin Temin (1934), Jeffrey C. Hall (1945), and Wilbur Scoville (1865).