Paul Greengard

Curriculum Vitae

Paul Greengard, born December 11, 1925 in New York, NY, USA
Address: Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
Academic Education and Appointments
1953 PhD, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
1953-59 Postdoctoral studies in biochemistry at University of London, Cambridge University, and National Institute for Medical Research, England, and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
1959-67 Director, Dept of Biochemistry, Geigy Research Laboratories, Ardsley, NY
1961-70 Visiting Associate Professor and Professor of Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY
1968-83 Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
1983- Professor and Head, Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
1977 Dickson Prize and Medal in Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
1979 CIBA-Geigy Drew Award
1980 The New York Academy of Sciences Award in Biological and Medical Sciences
1986 Pfizer Biomedical Research Award
1987 3M Life Sciences Award of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology
1987 Mental Health Research Achievement Award, National Mental Health Association
1988 Robert and Adele Blank Award Lecture, New York University
1989 Bristol-Myers Award for Distinguished Achievement in Neuroscience Research (jointly with J Axelrod and A Carlsson)
1991 National Academy of Sciences Award in the Neurosciences
1992 Goodman and Gilman Award in Receptor Pharmacology
1993 Karl Spencer Lashley Prize, American Philosophy Society
1994 Ralph W Gerard Prize in Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience
1996 The Biochemical Society, Thudichum Medal
1996 Lieber Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Schizophrenia Research
1997 Charles A Dana Award for Pioneering Achievements in Health (shared with E Kandel)
1998 Metropolitan Life Foundation Award for Medical Research
1999 Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar Award

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet

Paul Greengard died on 13 April 2019.

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