Joseph L. Goldstein, MD
Year elected: 1974
Current membership category: Emeritus
Prof and ChairmanUT Southwestern Med Center
Dept of Molecular Genetics
5323 Harry Hines Blvd L5.238
Dallas, TX 75390-9046
United States of America
Honors and awards
National Academy of Medicine (1987)
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1985) For discovery of cell receptors relating to cholesterol metabolism. Shared with Michael S. Brown.
Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award (1985) For their historic discovery of the basic mechanisms controlling cholesterol metabolism, opening the way to a new pharmacologic approach to the treatment of cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death and disability in the Western world.
American Academy of Arts & Sciences (1981)
National Academy of Sciences (1980)
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Primary)
Helen H. Hobbs, MD is the representative at this institution.