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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Karl Folkers

Title:

Ashbel Smith Professor and Director, Institute for Biomedical Research

Affiliation:

University of Texas at Austin

Austin, Texas USA

Gender:

Male

Year Deceased:

1997

Award Discipline:

Chemistry

Award Year:

1990

Citation:

"For his discoveries and leadership in combining basic chemical research and clinical medicine to achieve new treatments of diseases which have enhanced the quality of life and extended survival rates for countless people."

Presented by President Bush at a White House East Room Ceremony on November 13, 1990.

 

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