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Arvid Carlsson
Born 25 January 1923 (1923-01-25) (age 96)
Uppsala, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Alma mater Lund University
Known for Dopamine
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2000)

Arvid Carlsson (born 25 January 1923) is a Swedish scientist. He is best known for his work with the neurotransmitter dopamine and its effects on Parkinson's disease. For his work on dopamine, Carlsson was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2000. He won the award alongside Eric Kandel and Paul Greengard.

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