Awards & Winners

Arthur L. Horwich

Date of Birth 1951
Place of Birth United States of America
(Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, Lacks Family Cemetery )
Nationality United States of America
Arthur L. Horwich is an American biologist and Eugene Higgins Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine. Horwich has also been a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator since 1990. His research into protein folding uncovered the action of chaperonins, protein complexes that assist the folding of other proteins. Horwich first published this work in 1989.

Awards by Arthur L. Horwich

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Massry Prize
(Chaperonin-mediated protein folding)
Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For discoveries concerning the cell's protein-folding machinery, exemplified by cage-like structures that convert newly made proteins into their biologically active forms.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For their fundamental discoveries concerning chaperone assisted protein folding in the cell and its relevance to neurodegeneration.)