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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1997

For his discovery of Prions - a new biological principle of infection
Name - Stanley B. Prusiner
Date of birth - May 28, 1942
Institutions - University of California School of Medicine San Francisco, CA
Country - USA

Description - Stanley Ben Prusiner is an American neurologist and biochemist. Currently the director of the Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).