Stanley B Prusiner, MD
Year elected: 1981
Current membership category: Emeritus
Inst of Neurodegenerative Dis
San Francisco, CA 94143-0518
United States of America
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.
National Academy of Sciences (1992)
University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (Primary)
Suneil K. Koliwad, MD, PhD is the representative at this institution.