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 183,407 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Robert Lefkowitz is the 289th most popular physician (down from 229th in 2019), the 2,598th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,757th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 289 out of 509Before him are Michel-Gabriel Paccard, Moritz Kaposi, Realdo Colombo, Leonid Kulik, William Osler, and Thomas Szasz. After him are Wilhelm Fliess, Clarke Abel, William Chester Minor, Pierre Paul Émile Roux, Leopold Auenbrugger, and Joseph Škoda.

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Among people born in 1943, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 155Before him are James Levine, Mohammed Badie, Björn Waldegård, Paul Michael Glaser, Dušan Ivković, and Köbi Kuhn. After him are Jef Raskin, Mike Leigh, Oskar Lafontaine, Terry Eagleton, José Ángel Iribar, and Randy Newman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 2,598 out of 15,968Before him are Gordon Cooper (1927), Marg Helgenberger (1958), Clark Ashton Smith (1893), Lincoln Ellsworth (1880), James Mark Baldwin (1861), and Geoffrey Lewis (1935). After him are David Koch (1940), Peter Boyle (1935), John Phillips (1935), Al Di Meola (1954), Jef Raskin (1943), and Linda Ronstadt (1946).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Robert Lefkowitz ranks 36Before him are William Bates (1860), Randy Schekman (1948), Andrew Taylor Still (1828), Richard Axel (1946), Michael DeBakey (1908), and Harvey Cushing (1869). After him are Horace Wells (1815), James Curtis Hepburn (1815), Crawford Long (1815), George Huntington (1850), William Stewart Halsted (1852), and Fernando J. Corbató (1926).