Richard Axel

1946 - Today

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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 160,175 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Axel is the 278th most popular physician (down from 274th in 2019), the 2,516th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,335th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Richard Axel ranks 278 out of 509Before him are Leon Pinsker, Friedrich Hoffmann, Randy Schekman, Hakaru Hashimoto, August Oetker, and Andrew Taylor Still. After him are Filippo Pacini, Michael DeBakey, Harvey Cushing, Hilary Koprowski, Michel-Gabriel Paccard, and Moritz Kaposi.

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Among people born in 1946, Richard Axel ranks 147Before him are Alejandro Toledo, Craig Venter, Bernd Hölzenbein, Héctor Yazalde, Duane Allman, and Joop Zoetemelk. After him are Malcolm McLaren, Riccardo Cocciante, Billy Preston, Lucien Van Impe, Pēteris Vasks, and Giuseppe Sinopoli.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Axel ranks 2,516 out of 15,968Before him are Harry Nilsson (1941), Julia Ann (1969), Clifford Brown (1930), Tracy Chapman (1964), Bob Pettit (1932), and Andrew Taylor Still (1828). After him are Ivan Sutherland (1938), Heather Locklear (1961), Richard Basehart (1914), Curtis Hanson (1945), Henry H. Arnold (1886), and Maria Shriver (1955).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Richard Axel ranks 33Before him are Peter Agre (1949), George H. Hitchings (1905), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), William Bates (1860), Randy Schekman (1948), and Andrew Taylor Still (1828). After him are Michael DeBakey (1908), Harvey Cushing (1869), Robert Lefkowitz (1943), Horace Wells (1815), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), and Crawford Long (1815).