Stanley B. Prusiner, MD


Elected 1981

Honors / 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)