Richard Axel

1946 - Today

Richard Axel

Richard Axel (born July 2, 1946) is an American molecular biologist and university professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Axel has received more than 140,390 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 275th most popular physician.

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  • 140k

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  • 53.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.95

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Richard Axel ranks 274 out of 438Before him are Friedrich Hoffmann, Kálmán Kalocsay, Zhang Zhongjing, Herta Oberheuser, John Latham, and May-Britt Moser. After him are George Huntington, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi, Richard Wilhelm, Carl Ludwig, Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, and Thomas Hodgkin.

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Among people born in 1946, Richard Axel ranks 142Before him are John Heard, Jesualdo Ferreira, Donovan, Alpha Oumar Konaré, Malcolm McLaren, and Semion Mogilevich. After him are Pēteris Vasks, George Young, Lucien Van Impe, Wim Jansen, Ti Lung, and Ellison Onizuka.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Axel ranks 2,335 out of 12,171Before him are Sondra Locke (1944), Donna Karan (1948), Chris Pine (1980), Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), Louise Brooks (1906), and Irving Baxter (1876). After him are Ben Johnson (1918), Griffin Dunne (1955), Jessica Chastain (1977), Darryl F. Zanuck (1902), Katherine Helmond (1929), and Herbert Blumer (1900).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Richard Axel ranks 34Before him are Robert Lefkowitz (1943), Randy Schekman (1948), Jack Kevorkian (1928), John Harvey Kellogg (1852), Peter Agre (1949), and Horace Wells (1815). After him are George Huntington (1850), Baruch Goldstein (1956), Michael DeBakey (1908), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884), and Crawford Long (1815).