William C. Campbell (scientist)
William C. Campbell
William Cecil Campbell
28 June 1930
Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Dublin|
University of Wisconsin
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2015)|
|Institutions||Merck Institute for Therapeutic Research|
William Cecil Campbell (born 28 June 1930) is an Irish-born American biologist and parasitologist. He is known for his work in discovering a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworms. He won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He helped to discover a class of drugs called ivermectins.
Campbell worked at the Merck Institute for Therapeutic Research and is currently a research fellow emeritus at Drew University.
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- ↑ "William C Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura and Youyou Tu win Nobel prize in medicine". The Guardian. 5 October 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- ↑ "The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine – Press Release: William C. Campbell, Satoshi Ōmura, Youyou Tu". Nobel Foundation. Retrieved 8 December 2015.
- ↑ Molin, Anna (5 October 2015). "Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Awarded to William C. Campbell, Satoshi Omura, Youyou Tu". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
- ↑ Scott, Dermot. "William C. Campbell (Sc.D.)". Ramelton Tidy Towns. Archived from the original on 11 April 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2015.