2009 - US President's National Medal of Science "For his discovery of prions, the causative agent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy and other related neurodegenerative diseases, and his continuing efforts to develop effective methods for detecting and treating prion diseases. ", Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on November 17, 2010.
1998 - Benjamin Franklin Medal, Franklin Institute
1997 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
1997 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom
1997 - Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize, Columbia University
1997 - Nobel Prize for his discovery of Prions - a new biological principle of infection
1996 - Keio Medical Science Prize, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
1995 - Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize
1995 - Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Medical Research Award
1994 - Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, Lasker Foundation
1993 - Canada Gairdner International Award
1993 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1992 - Member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)
1992 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences
1991 - Metlife Foundation Award for Medical Research in Alzheimer's Disease
1991 - Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's, and Related Diseases, American Academy of Neurology
1991 - Sedgwick Memorial Medal, American Public Health Association
1976 - Fellow of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
His primary areas of investigation include Scrapie, Virology, Molecular biology, Biochemistry and PrPSc Proteins. The Scrapie study combines topics in areas such as Transgene, Proteinase K, Hamster and Gene isoform. His Virology research includes themes of Pathogenesis, Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Neurodegeneration, Disease and Genetically modified mouse.
His Molecular biology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Complementary DNA, Messenger RNA, Gene, Blot and Epitope. Biochemistry and Amyloid are commonly linked in his work. His work carried out in the field of PrPSc Proteins brings together such families of science as Cell culture, Cell, Phospholipase C, Transmissible mink encephalopathy and Cell biology.
His primary scientific interests are in Scrapie, Virology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology and Gene isoform. His work is dedicated to discovering how Scrapie, Infectivity are connected with Nucleic acid and other disciplines. His Virology research includes elements of Genetically modified mouse, Gene, Transgene, Bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Disease.
His study connects Prion protein and Biochemistry. His work carried out in the field of Molecular biology brings together such families of science as Amino acid, Recombinant DNA, Proteinase K and Epitope, Antibody. His PrPSc Proteins study typically links adjacent topics like Cell culture.
His main research concerns Virology, Biochemistry, Genetically modified mouse, Molecular biology and Scrapie. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Cell culture, PrPSc Proteins, Neurodegeneration, Chronic wasting disease and Gene isoform. Stanley B. Prusiner has included themes like Infectivity, Prion protein and Amyloid in his Biochemistry study.
His Genetically modified mouse research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Phenotype, Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, Neuroscience and Alpha-synuclein. His Molecular biology study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Monoclonal antibody, In vivo and PRNP. His Scrapie research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Pathogen, Microbiology, Proteinase K and Incubation.
Stanley B. Prusiner spends much of his time researching Virology, Biochemistry, Molecular biology, Amyloid and Genetically modified mouse. His research integrates issues of Scrapie, Chronic wasting disease, Alpha-synuclein, Neurodegeneration and Gene isoform in his study of Virology. The Scrapie study combines topics in areas such as Transport protein and Endosome.
In his work, Drug resistance is strongly intertwined with Cell culture, which is a subfield of Biochemistry. His Molecular biology study incorporates themes from In vitro, Transgene, Prion infectivity, Neural crest and Bank vole. His Amyloid study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Fungal protein, Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Recombinant DNA.
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Novel proteinaceous infectious particles cause scrapie
Stanley B. Prusiner.
Nobel Lecture: Prions
S. B. Prusiner.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (1998)
Molecular biology of prion diseases
Stanley B. Prusiner.
Normal development and behaviour of mice lacking the neuronal cell-surface PrP protein
Hansruedi Büeler;Marek Fischer;Yolande Lang;Yolande Lang;Horst Bluethmann;Horst Bluethmann.
A cellular gene encodes scrapie PrP 27-30 protein
Bruno Oesch;Bruno Oesch;David Westaway;Monika Wälchli;Monika Wälchli;Michael P. McKinley.
Identification of a protein that purifies with the scrapie prion.
David C. Bolton;Michael P. McKinley;Stanley B. Prusiner.
Scrapie prion protein contains a phosphatidylinositol glycolipid
Neil Stahl;David R. Borchelt;Karen Hsiao;Stanley B. Prusiner.
Scrapie prions aggregate to form amyloid-like birefringent rods
Stanley B. Prusiner;Michael P. McKinley;Karen A. Bowman;David C. Bolton.
Eight prion strains have PrP Sc molecules with different conformations
Jiri Safar;Holger Wille;Vincenza Itri;Darlene Groth.
Nature Medicine (1998)
Prion Diseases and the BSE Crisis
Stanley B. Prusiner.
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