Stanley Cohen

1922 - 2020

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Stanley N. Cohen (November 17, 1922 – February 5, 2020) was an American biochemist who, along with Rita Levi-Montalcini, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1986 for the isolation of nerve growth factor and the discovery of epidermal growth factor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stanley Cohen has received more than 15,182 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Stanley Cohen is the 49th most popular physician (up from 96th in 2019), the 438th most popular biography from United States (up from 687th in 2019) and the most popular American Physician.

Stanley Cohen is most famous for being a lawyer who was involved in the Iran-Contra scandal.

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Among physicians, Stanley Cohen ranks 49 out of 509Before him are Joseph Lister, Eugen Bleuler, Marcello Malpighi, António Egas Moniz, Christiaan Barnard, and François Duvalier. After him are Santiago Ramón y Cajal, René Laennec, Alexandre Yersin, Emil von Behring, James Parkinson, and Allvar Gullstrand.

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Among people born in 1922, Stanley Cohen ranks 23Before him are Gérard Philipe, Hiroo Onoda, Aage Bohr, Doris Day, Kurt Vonnegut, and Christiaan Barnard. After him are Imre Lakatos, Alain Resnais, Iannis Xenakis, Philip Larkin, Alain Robbe-Grillet, and Otto Carius. Among people deceased in 2020, Stanley Cohen ranks 20Before him are Alan Parker, Pierre Cardin, Michel Piccoli, Lucia Bosè, Little Richard, and Katherine Johnson. After him are Mary Higgins Clark, Qasem Soleimani, Lee Teng-hui, Tabaré Vázquez, George Steiner, and Geert Hofstede.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stanley Cohen ranks 438 out of 15,968Before him are Crazy Horse (1840), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Lauren Bacall (1924), Terry Gilliam (1940), Sylvia Plath (1932), and Jennifer Aniston (1969). After him are Frank Abagnale (1948), Tom Clancy (1947), Julianne Moore (1960), Robert Kiyosaki (1947), Joseph Henry (1797), and Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Stanley Cohen ranks 1After him are Jonas Salk (1914), William T. G. Morton (1819), Ferid Murad (1936), William P. Murphy (1892), Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), Robin Cook (1940), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Joseph Murray (1919), Virginia Apgar (1909), and Louis Ignarro (1941).