Mario Renato Capecchi, PhD
Year elected: 2000
Current membership category: Honorary
University of Utah
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Eccles Inst of Human Genetics
15 N 2030 E Rm #5440
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States of America
Phone: 801-581-7096
Facsimile: 801-585-3425
Email: mario.capecchi@genetics.utah.edu

Honors and awards

National Academy of Medicine (2015)
American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2009)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2007) (shared) for discoveries of principles for introducing specific gene modifications in mice by the use of embryonic stem cells.
Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award (2001) For the development of a powerful technology for manipulating the mouse genome with exquisite precision, which allows the creation of animal models of human disease.

Biographical statement

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Institutional affiliations

University of Utah School of Medicine (Primary)
Guy A. Zimmerman, MD is the representative at this institution.

Specialties

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