Peter Agre

1949 - Today

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Peter Agre (born January 30, 1949) is an American physician, Nobel Laureate, and molecular biologist, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and director of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute. In 2003, Agre and Roderick MacKinnon shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries concerning channels in cell membranes." Agre was recognized for his discovery of aquaporin water channels. Aquaporins are water-channel proteins that move water molecules through the cell membrane. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Agre has received more than 199,572 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Peter Agre is the 234th most popular physician (up from 254th in 2019), the 2,004th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,090th in 2019) and the 27th most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Peter Agre ranks 234 out of 509Before him are Henry Gray, Hans Sloane, François Magendie, Thomas Hodgkin, Edward Bach, and Adolf Eugen Fick. After him are George H. Hitchings, Thomas Addison, Duchenne de Boulogne, Carl Værnet, Bernardo Houssay, and José Bonaparte.

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Among people born in 1949, Peter Agre ranks 89Before him are Annie Leibovitz, Elizabeth George, Mick Taylor, Zoia Ceaușescu, Ken Wilber, and Lasse Virén. After him are Bo Xilai, Larry Holmes, Klaus Fischer, Brad Davis, Valeriy Borzov, and Victor Garber.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Peter Agre ranks 2,004 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Brooks (1912), W. Eugene Smith (1918), Clara Bow (1905), Upton Sinclair (1878), Robert C. Merton (1944), and Dyanne Thorne (1936). After him are Don Taylor (1920), Mahalia Jackson (1911), Maria Mitchell (1818), Eva Mendes (1974), Justin Timberlake (1981), and William Henry Pickering (1858).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Peter Agre ranks 27Before him are Anthony Fauci (1940), Jack Kevorkian (1928), George Whipple (1878), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), John Harvey Kellogg (1852), and John O'Keefe (1939). After him are George H. Hitchings (1905), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), William Bates (1860), Randy Schekman (1948), Andrew Taylor Still (1828), and Richard Axel (1946).