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American physician-scientist who is best known for his work with G protein-coupled receptors. He has spent the majority of his career as an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
He graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1966 with an M.D.
Lefkowitz was born on April 15, 1943, in The Bronx, New York to Jewish parents Max and Rose Lefkowitz. Their families had emigrated to the United States from Poland in the late 19th century.
After graduating from the Bronx High School of Science in 1959, he attended Columbia College from which he received a Bachelor of Arts in chemistry 1962.
He graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1966 with an M.D. Degree. After serving an internship and one year of general medical residency at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, he served as Clinical and Research Associate at the National Institutes of Health from 1968 to 1970.
Upon completing his medical residency and research and clinical training in 1973, he was appointed Associate Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the Duke University Medical Center. In 1977 he was promoted to Professor of Medicine and in 1982 to James B. Duke Professor of Medicine at Duke University. He is also a Professor of Biochemistry and a Professor of Chemistry. He has been an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 1976 and was an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association from 1973-1976.
Robert married Lynn Tilley in 1991 and has five children and five grandchildren.
Currently, Robert Lefkowitz is 78 years, 3 months and 12 days old. Robert Lefkowitz will celebrate 79th birthday on a Friday 15th of April 2022. Below we countdown to Robert Lefkowitz upcoming birthday.