Emmanuelle Charpentier

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2020

The 2020 wolf prize in Medicine is awarded to:

Professor Emmanuelle Charpentier

The Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens, Berlin 

France

“for deciphering and repurposing the bacterial CRISPR/Cas9 immune system for genome editing.”

Emmanuelle Charpentier (Born 1968) is a French biochemist, microbiologist and geneticist that is recognized as a world-leading expert in regulatory mechanisms underlying processes of infection and immunity in bacterial pathogens.

Together with the Jennifer Doudna, led the discovery of the revolutionary gene-editing tool, CRISPR. They used this existing defense mechanism in bacteria to turn CRISPR-Cas9 into a real tool for cleaving the DNA of bacterial and also human cells. These “genetic scissors” can be used for targeting any gene in a cell in order to modify it. With this revolutionary technology, it is much easier to modify gene expression, to switch a gene “on” or “off,” or to change, repair, or remove genes. This new tool is now used in molecular biology laboratories around the world and has the potential to revolutionize medicine by paving the way to finding new forms of treatment for currently incurable diseases.

Charpentier studied biochemistry, microbiology and genetics at the University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France and obtained her Ph.D. in Microbiology for her research performed at the Pasteur Institute, Paris, France. She then continued her work in the US, at The Rockefeller University, New York University Langone Medical Center and the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine (all in New York) and at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (in Memphis). Charpentier returned to Europe to establish her own research group as Associate Professor at The University of Vienna in Austria. She was then appointed Associate Professor at The Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden at Umeå University in Sweden where she habilitated in the field of Medical Microbiology. Between 2013 -2015, Charpentier was Head of the Department of Regulation in Infection Biology at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig, and Professor at the Medical School of Hannover in Germany. In 2013, she was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship. In 2015, she was appointed Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society. From 2015 to 2018, Charpentier was Director of the Department of Regulation in Infection Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin, Germany. Since 2018, she is Scientific and Managing Director of the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens in Berlin, an institute that she founded together with the Max Planck Society.

The bacterial CRISPR-Cas9 system is based on an immune-like defense mechanism of action that bacteria use to protect themselves from viruses. The genome editing technique resulting from their findings immediately allowed researchers to target and cut DNA with great precision and has therefore improved the speed, efficiency and flexibility of genome editing at an unprecedented speed and ease. This new understanding already enables world-wide researchers to rapidly model human disease genes in the laboratory, accelerating the search for new drug leads and opening new doors for the treatment of human genetic disorders. These same features also call for extreme care in employing this novel technology, highlighting the need for continuous exchange of information between research scientists and policy makers for avoiding the risks involved in careless use of these unprecedented research tools.

Emmanuelle Charpentier is awarded the Wolf Prize for engaging her experties in bacterial pathogens for deciphering and repurposing the bacterial CRISPR/Cas9 immune system and its pathogen defense role for genome editing which enables its use in all live organisms on earth.

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Emmanuelle Charpentier

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2020

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Jennifer Doudna

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2020

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Jeffrey M. Friedman

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2019

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

James P. Allison

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2017

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Lewis Cantley

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2016

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

C. Ronald Kahn

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2016

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

John Kappler

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2015

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Philippa Marrack

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2015

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Jeffrey Ravetch

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2015

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Victor Ambros

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2014

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Nahum Sonenberg

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2014

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Gary Ruvkun

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2014

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Ronald M. Evans

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2012

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Shinya Yamanaka

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2011

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Rudolf Jaenisch

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2011

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Axel Ullrich

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2010

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Howard Cedar

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2008

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Aharon Razin

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2008

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Anthony R. Hunter

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2005

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Anthony J. Pawson

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2005

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Alexander Levitzki

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2005

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Roger Y. Tsien

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2004

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Robert A. Weinberg

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2004

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Ralph L. Brinster

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2002/3

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Oliver Smithies

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2002/3

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Mario R. Capecchi

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2002/3

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Avram Hershko

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2001

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Alexander Varshavsky

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2001

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Eric R. Kandel

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1999

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Ruth Arnon

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1998

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Michael Sela

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1998

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Mary F. Lyon

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1997/8

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Stanley B. Prusiner

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1996/7

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Yasutomi Nishizuka

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1995/6

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Michael J. Berridge

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1995/6

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

M. Judah Folkman

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1992

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Seymour Benzer

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1991

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Maclyn McCarty

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1990

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

John B. Gurdon

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1989

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Edward B. Lewis

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1989

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Henri-Géry Hers

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1988

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Elizabeth F. Neufeld

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1988

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Pedro Cuatrecasas

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1987

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Meir Wilchek

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1987

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Osamu Hayaishi

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1986

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Donald F. Steiner

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1984/5

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Solomon H. Snyder

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1982

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

James W. Black

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1982

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Jean-Pierre Changeux

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1982

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Stanley N. Cohen

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1981

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Barbara McClintock

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1981

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Leo Sachs

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1980

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Sir James L. Gowans

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1980

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

César Milstein

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1980

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Roger W. Sperry

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1979

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1979

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Arvid Carlsson

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1979

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Jon J.van Rood

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1978

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

Jean Dausset

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1978

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.

George D.Snell

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1978

The Wolf Foundation Prize Committee in Medicine has decided that the Prize in Medicine for 1979 shall be equally shared by Roger W. Sperry, Oleh Hornykiewicz and Arvid Carlsson.

Arvid Carlsson
Gothenburg University
Gothenburg, Sweden

“for his work which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter.”

These scientists had made outstanding contributions in brain physiology and physio-pathology.

Professor Arvid Carlsson is honored for his work, which established the role of dopamine as a neurotransmitter. Professor at the University of Lund, Sweden until 1959, he is since then Professor of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Gothenburg; he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and others. Dr. Carlsson received various Prizes and awards, among them the ‘Jahre’s Medical Prize in 1974. He has published almost 300 articles a considerable part of them dealing with the occurrence and functions of dopamine in brain. Dr. Carlsson’s work has had an impact on basic as well as clinical brain research.