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Paul Greengard

Born December 11, 1925(1925-12-11)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Died April 13, 2019(2019-04-13) (aged 93)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Nationality American
Fields neuroscience
Institutions Rockefeller University
Notable awards Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (2000)
NAS Award in the Neurosciences (1991)

Paul Greengard (December 11, 1925 – April 13, 2019) was an American neuroscientist (neurobiologist), biochemist, and pharmacologist of Jewish descent.[1]

He was 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]

Greengard died on April 13, 2019 in New York City at the age of 93.[3]

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