Richard Axel (born July 2, 1946 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York) is an American neuroscientist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2004 for working on the olfactory receptors which he shared with Linda B. Buck.
- "Richard Axel - Autobiography". nobelprize.org. 2011 [last update]. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2004/axel.html. Retrieved 27 February 2011.