Stanley B Prusiner, MD
Year elected: 1981
Current membership category: Emeritus
Inst of Neurodegenerative Dis
Box 0518
San Francisco, CA 94143-0518
United States of America
Phone: 415-476-4482
Facsimile: 415-476-8386

Honors and awards

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1997) For discovery of infectious particles called prions.
Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award (1994) For landmark, revolutionary work that established the existence of an entirely new class of infectious agents, and which opened new understanding of the pathogenesis of several baffling neurodegenerative diseases. More
American Academy of Arts & Sciences (1993)
National Academy of Sciences (1992)

Biographical statement

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Institutional affiliations

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (Primary)
Suneil K. Koliwad, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.


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