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Interview with Arvid Carlsson at the Nobel Foundation, Stockholm, 9 April 2008. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org. Arvid Carlsson talks about the initial opposition to his research on chemical transmission in the brain, how he convinced people to accept his findings (6:14), the importance of his early mentors (9:52), and the key to being a successful scientist (16:33). He then discusses the importance of the pharmaceutical industry in the development of science (22:05), the establishment of Carlsson Research (35:07), the future of pharmacology and physiology (45:52), and his reaction to receiving a Nobel Prize (50:42).Copyright © Nobel Web AB 2008
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000