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 190,197 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard Axel is the 336th most popular physician (down from 278th in 2019), the 3,280th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,515th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Physician.

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Among physicians, Richard Axel ranks 336 out of 502Before him are Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat, Gregg L. Semenza, Justinus Kerner, Ewald Hering, Michael Maier, and Moritz Kaposi. After him are Frances Oldham Kelsey, Petrus Camper, Carlos Chagas, Olof Rudbeck the Younger, Johann Peter Frank, and Carlos Finlay.

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Among people born in 1946, Richard Axel ranks 215Before him are Ahmad al-Tayyeb, Eugene Levy, John C. Mather, Maria Bethânia, Dick Wolf, and André Dussollier. After him are Jean-Baptiste Bagaza, Cheng Pei-pei, Renaud Camus, Arnoldo Alemán, Al Green, and Sawao Kato.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard Axel ranks 3,280 out of 18,182Before him are Dan Blocker (1928), Charles Duke (1935), Maurice Hilleman (1919), Lawrence Block (1938), Louis Farrakhan (1933), and Tate Donovan (1963). After him are Dakota Johnson (1989), Joan Cusack (1962), Wayne Knight (1955), Jo Van Fleet (1915), Kevin Peter Hall (1955), and Budd Schulberg (1914).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Richard Axel ranks 44Before him are George Huntington (1850), William Bates (1860), Horace Wells (1815), Daniel Carleton Gajdusek (1923), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), and Gregg L. Semenza (1956). After him are Warren Sturgis McCulloch (1898), Crawford Long (1815), William Kaelin Jr. (1957), William Stewart Halsted (1852), Fernando J. Corbató (1926), and Mehmet Oz (1960).