Robert Lefkowitz

1943 - Today

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Robert Joseph Lefkowitz (born April 15, 1943) is an American physician (internist and cardiologist) and biochemist. He is best known for his groundbreaking discoveries that reveal the inner workings of an important family G protein-coupled receptors, for which he was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Brian Kobilka. He is currently an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute as well as a James B. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Lefkowitz has received more than 195,778 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Robert Lefkowitz is the 234th most popular physician (up from 289th in 2019), the 1,961st most popular biography from United States (up from 2,597th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Physician.

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Among physicians, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 234 out of 502Before him are Carl Værnet, Mehriban Aliyeva, Jack Kevorkian, Hans Berger, John O'Keefe, and Barry Marshall. After him are Frederik Ruysch, Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol, Thomas Bartholin, Carl Ludwig, Torsten Wiesel, and François Magendie.

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Among people born in 1943, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 124Before him are Richard Smalley, René Préval, Jack Bruce, Mohammed Badie, Griselda Blanco, and Oskar Lafontaine. After him are Ken Norton, Richard J. Roberts, Abdul-Aziz ibn Abdullah Al ash-Sheikh, John Nettles, Lorenzo Sanz, and Blythe Danner.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 1,961 out of 18,182Before him are Chris Evert (1954), Ted Turner (1938), Carol Gilligan (1936), Alfred Vail (1807), Matthew Ridgway (1895), and Chris Kyle (1974). After him are Bill Paxton (1955), Ken Norton (1943), Mark W. Clark (1896), Mandy Patinkin (1952), Christopher A. Sims (1942), and Bo Diddley (1928).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 28Before him are Patch Adams (1945), George Whipple (1878), Henry Heimlich (1920), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Jack Kevorkian (1928), and John O'Keefe (1939). After him are Peter Agre (1949), John Harvey Kellogg (1852), David Julius (1955), Harvey Cushing (1869), Michael DeBakey (1908), and Andrew Taylor Still (1828).