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This Week in History

October 25, 1994

NIH's Rodbell, Grantee Gilman Share Nobel Medicine Prize; Grantee Olah Wins Chemistry

Dr. Rodbell

A scientist in the NIH intramural program and an NIH grantee are the recipients of the 1994 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine; their work focuses on G proteins, key components of the communication system that regulates cellular activity. Another longtime grantee won the 1994 Nobel Prize in chemistry. The NIH scientist, Dr. Martin Rodbell, recently attained scientist emeritus status in the Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, NIEHS (see NIH Record, Oct. 11, 1994). 

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