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Paul Greengard
Born December 11, 1925 (1925-12-11) (ageĀ 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 (born December 11, 1925) was an American neuroscientist. 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.


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