Joan Steitz

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2021

The 2021 wolf prize in Medicine is awarded to:

Professor Joan Steitz

Sterling Professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale University and Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

The 2021 Wolf prize in Medicine is awarded to Joan Steitz, Lynne Maquat and Adrian Krainer for fundamental discoveries in RNA biology that have the potential to better human lives. They have made ground-breaking discoveries in RNA regulatory mechanisms demonstrating that RNA is not a passive template between DNA and protein, but rather plays a dominant role in regulating and diversifying gene expression.

The 2021 Wolf prize in Medicine is awarded to Joan Steitz for ground-breaking discoveries on RNA processing and its function.

Our DNA carries the instructions to manufacture all the proteins needed by a cell. After each gene is copied from DNA into RNA, the RNA message is “spliced” – a process involving precise cutting and pasting. Steitz has studied RNA since the 1960s and was the first to describe the translation initiation sites of prokaryotic RNA in 1969. She turned her attention to eukaryotic cells, focusing on why eukaryotic cells produce an excess of RNA in the nucleus that is not found in cytoplasm in the form of mRNA. Steitz demonstrated that ribosomes use complementary base pairing to start translating mRNA. She discovered snRNPs )small nuclear ribonucleoproteins(- small non-coding RNAs that are crucial for splicing of mRNA. Teaching and mentoring young scientists and advocating for women in science has also been a hallmark of Steitz’s career. Joan Steitz is awarded the Wolf Prize for her many fundamental contributions to the field of RNA biology. In particular, she discovered the critical roles of small non-coding RNAs in the splicing of pre-mRNAs and the biogenesis of ribosomal RNA, and elucidated biochemical mechanisms that regulate RNA stability in eukaryotic cells. Her pioneering discoveries have laid the foundations to much of the subsequent research on RNA splicing.  

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Adrian Krainer

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2021

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.

Lynne Elizabeth Maquat

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2021

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.

Joan Steitz

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2021

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.