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Robert J. Lefkowitz MD

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2012
Nobel Prize shared with Brian K. Kobilka
National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 2007 USA

Physician- Cardiologist, Scientist. G-protein-coupled receptors; approximately half of all medicines used today use this kind of receptor.

"Strong family history of coronary artery disease ... at age 50 I had quadruple bypass surgery [1994]. I minimize my risk factors with daily physical exercise, a vegetarian diet and appropriate medications".

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Nobel Lecture at Uppsala University 1:02:19

Robert Lefkowitz (Duke University) Part 1 Seven Transmembrane Receptors video 55:14

Robert Lefkowitz (Duke University) Part 2 Beta-arrestins video 51:39

Duke's Robert Lefkowitz receives National Medal of Science. Sept. 29, 2008. 1:24

Robert J. Lefkowitz, 2009 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine, BBVA Foundation, Apr 15, 2010. 2:31

Robert J. Lefkowitz Please bear in mind that there may be more than one person with same name

Robert Lefkowitz
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Name: Robert J. Lefkowitz
Birth: 15 April, 1943, New York, USA
Institution: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Award: "for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors"
Subject: Biochemistry
Portion of cash: 1/2
National Medal of Science- Biological Sciences 2007 USA
Nobel Lecture at Uppsala University
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