Neuroscientist and Nobel Prize winner Paul Greengard dies in USA
In New York, Paul Greengard, an American scientist, neurobiologist and Nobel Prize winner in physiology or medicine, passed away at the age of 94. About this writes The New York Times.
He died in the Manhattan area last Saturday. The death of the scientist was confirmed at Rockefeller University, where Greengard has worked since 1983.
Paul Greengard taught at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yale University before working at this school. He received the Nobel Prize in 2000 in conjunction with Eric Kendel and Arvid Karlsson "For his discoveries related to the transmission of signals in the nervous system." Their research allowed to understand the mechanism of neurological and mental diseases.