Stanley B. Prusiner

Curriculum Vitae

Stanley B. Prusiner, born May 28, 1942
Address: Department of Neurology, HSE-781, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94143-0518, USA
Academic Education
1964 A.B. (cum laude), University of Pennsylvania, The College
1968 M.D., University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
1968-69 Internship in Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA
1972-74 Residency in Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Appointments and Professional Activities
1974-80 Assistant Professor of Neurology in Residence, Univ of California, SF
1976-88 Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF
1979-83 Assistant Professor of Virology in Residence, UC, Berkeley
1980-81 Associate Professor of Neurology in Residence, UCSF
1981-84 Associate Professor of Neurology, UCSF
1983-84 Associate Professor of Virology in Residence, UC, Berkeley
1984- Professor of Neurology, UCSF
1984- Professor of Virology in Residence, UC, Berkeley
1988- Professor of Biochemistry, UCSF
Major Honors and Awards
Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer’s Disease Research, American Academy of Neurology, 1991
Christopher Columbus Quincentennial Discovery Award in Biomedical Research, NIH, 1992 Metropolitan Life Foundation Award for Medical Research, 1992
Dickson Prize for Distinguished Scientific Accomplishments, University of Pittsburgh, 1992
Charles A. Dana Award for Pioneering Achievements in Health, 1992
Richard Lounsbery Award for Extraordinary Scientific Research, NAS, 1993
Gairdner Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical Science, 1993
Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Neuroscience Res., 1994
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, 1994
Paul Ehrlich Prize, Paul Ehrlich Foundation and the Federal Republic of Germany, 1995
Wolf Prize in Medicine, Wolf Foundation and the State of Israel, 1996
Keio International Award for Medical Science, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 1996

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