Interview with Nobel Prize Winners Robert Lefkowitz, Joseph Goldstein, and Michael Brown
Three of medicine’s most charismatic giants (Robert Lefkowitz, Joseph Goldstein and Michael Brown) interview each other in this interview. Lefkowitz (Duke University) is known for his seminal discoveries in understanding G protein-coupled receptor function. The legendary partnership between Brown and Goldstein (University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center) has spanned four decades. Together they were awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology of Medicine acknowledging their discovery of the LDL cholesterol receptor and its role in the regulation of cholesterol metabolism.
In this interview, they talk about their beginnings in science, where they got their scientific inspiration, how to be a good mentor, and how to deal with scientific celebrity.
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