David Julius is Professor and Chair of the Department of Physiology at UC San Francisco and Morris Herzstein Chair at Molecular Biology and Medicine.
According to the Nobel Committee in Stockholm, Sweden, Julius shared the award with Ardim Patapotin for his “discovery of receptors for temperature and contact.” Patapautin is a molecular biologist and neuroscientist at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla.
According to a report from UC San Francisco, the work of Julius, a biochemist and molecular biologist, focuses on how our bodies feel heat, cold and chemical irritation, leading to the underlying nature of pain and New insights into new pain treatment goals emerge.
“Congratulations to David on achieving the highest level of success,” said Talmud E. King, Jr., MD, dean of the School of Medicine. “At UCSF, our ability to best care for patients is based on a strong foundation of science and researchers like David who have dedicated their lives to discovering new ways to develop drugs.” In the same way, her commitment to educating and guiding future scientists encourages those around her to push the limits of what is possible. ”
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