The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Robert J. Lefkowitz
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Duke University Medical Center
467 Carl Bldg.
Box 3821, DUMC
Durham,North Carolina 27710 USA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
"For his discovery of the seven transmembrane receptors, deemed the largest, most versatile, and most therapeutically accessible receptor signaling system, and for describing the general mechanism of their regulation, influencing all fields of medical practice."
Presented by President George W. Bush in the East Room of the White House on September 29, 2008.