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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000

For their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system
Name - Arvid Carlsson
Date of birth - 25 January 1923
UGöteborg University Gothenburg
Country - Sweden

Description - Arvid Carlsson is a Swedish scientist who is best known for his work with the neurotransmitter dopamine and its effects in Parkinson's disease. For his work on dopamine, Carlsson won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2000, along with co-recipients Eric Kandel and Paul Greengard.


Name - Paul Greengard
Date of birth - 11 December 1925
Rockefeller University New York, NY
Country - USA

Description - Paul Greengard is an American neuroscientist best known for his work on the molecular and cellular function of neurons.


Name - Eric R. Kandel
Date of birth - 7 November 1929
Columbia University New York, NY
Country - USA

Description - Eric Richard Kandel is an Austrian-born American neuroscientist who was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research on the physiological basis of memory storage in neurons.