Stanley B. Prusiner
Stanley Benjamin Prusiner
May 28, 1942
|Alma mater||University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine|
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy
|Fields||Neurology, infectious disease|
|Institutions||University of California, Berkeley|
University of California, San Francisco
Stanley Benjamin Prusiner (born May 28, 1942) is an American neurologist and biochemist. Prusiner currently works at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) as a the director of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Prusiner won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1997 "for his discovery of Prions - a new biological principle of infection". He also won the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1994.
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- "Stanley B. Prusiner - Facts". Nobelprize.org. Retrieved 2014-06-28.
- "Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award: Stanley Prusiner". Nobelprize.org. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2014-06-28.