Stanley B. Prusiner

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 1995/6

Stanley B. Prusiner

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

University of California, USA

 

Award citation:

“for discovering prions, new class of pathogens that cause important neurodegenerative disease by inducing changes in protein structute”.

 

Prize share:

None

 

Stanley B. Prusiner (born in 1942, USA) earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and later obtained his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed an internship in medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and then pursued research on glutaminases in E. coli at the National Institutes of Health under the supervision of Earl Stadtman. After three years at NIH, Prusiner returned to UCSF to finish a residency in neurology. In 1974, upon completing the residency, he joined the faculty of the UCSF neurology department. Since then, Prusiner has held various faculty and visiting faculty positions at both UCSF and UC Berkeley.

Before the work of Professor Stanley B. Prusiner, infectious diseases were regarded as exclusively caused by nucleic acid-containing agents such as viruses, bacteria and parasites. A series of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Creutzfeld-Jakob and Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease existed in humans and scrapie and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad cow disease) in farm animals, that had features suggesting they were transmittable but whose causative agents were not understood.
Prusiner demonstrated that the agents responsible for their transmission, which are called prions, were composed only of protein and were devoid of nucleic acid. After purifying prions from the brain, he discovered that they are composed of a special type of protein encoded by a chromosomal gene. In its normal form, this protein is called Prpc.

Prusiner showed that in lesions in animals with the neuro-degenerative disease scrapie, there is an abnormal form of this protein. This abnormal form has a unique structure and was called PrpSc. He discovered that PrpSc was derived from Prpc but differs in its three-dimensional conformation. PrpSc polymerizes to form amyloid. Amyloid plaques in the brains of animals and humans dying of prion diseases are composed of this abnormal protein. Prusiner found that PrpSc molecules can convert Prpc molecules into additional PrpSc molecules, the mechanism that accounts for the infectious nature of these diseases.

Prusiner’s studies have changed the way scientists and physicians think about central nervous system degenerative disorders. He has discovered a new principle of disease that has broad implications in biology and medicine.

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Daniel Joshua Drucker

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2023

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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.

Adrian Krainer

Wolf Prize Laureate in Medicine 2021

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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 2008/9

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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 2008/9

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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 1996/7

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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 1994/5

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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 1994/5

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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 1985

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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

Arvid Carlsson

 

Affiliation at the time of the award:

Gothenburg University, Sweden

 

Award citation:

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

 

Prize share:

Arvid Carlsson

Oleh Hornykiewicz

Roger W. Sperry

 

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.