Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1985
Michael S. Brown, Joseph L. Goldstein

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Michael S. Brown - Interview

Interview, December 2012

Interview with 1985 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine Michael S. Brown and Joseph L. Goldstein, 10 December 2012. The interviewer is's Adam Smith.

The Medicine Laureates recall what sparked their interest in science (2:15), their first meeting at the start of their careers (5:14), interacting at the National Institutes of Health (20:10), the defining moment in their science research (24:31), the fun and frustrations of science (30:39), the rules of managing their partnership (34:44) and the complimentary Nobel Banquet speeches in honour of their partnership (41:31).

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45 min.

Interview, April 2007

Interview with Michael S. Brown, 1985 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, in April 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of

Michael Brown talks about his scientific beginnings, the inspiration provided by one of his early mentors (4:34), the path that led him to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (8:45), the importance of applying basic science to medical research (17:25), his unique working relationship with Nobel Prize co-recipient Joseph Goldstein (21:00), the essential attributes needed for good clinical research (41:30), and the current challenges in drug discovery (46:40).

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67 min.


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