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Paul Greengard

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Paul Greengard
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Born (1925-12-11) December 11, 1925 (age 92)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Spouse(s) Ursula von Rydingsvard (married, secondly, in 1985)
Children 2 (by his first marriage)
Awards Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (2000)
NAS Award in the Neurosciences (1991)
Scientific career
Fields neuroscience
Institutions Rockefeller University

Paul Greengard (born December 11, 1925) is an American neuroscientist (neurobiologist), biochemist, and pharmacologist of Jewish descent.[1]

He is best known for his work on the molecular and cellular function of neurons. In 2000, Greengard, Arvid Carlsson and Eric Kandel were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system.[2]

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