- Elizabeth F. Neufeld
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Wolf Prize Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research National Medal of Science(1994)
Elizabeth F. Neufeld (born 1928) is an American geneticist whose research has focussed on the genetic basis of metabolic disease in humans.
Neufield and her Russian Jewish family emigrated to the United States from Paris in 1940; they had left Europe as refugees to escape Nazi persecution. [Hirschhorn, K. 1983. The William Allan Memorial Award. Presented to Elizabeth F. Neufeld, Ph. D., at the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics Detroit, September 29-October 2, 1982. "American Journal of Human Genetics." 35:1077-80 PMID 6417998] The family settled in New York, where she attended
Hunter College High Schooland went on to attend Queens College, graduating in 1948 with a Bachelor of Science. She went on to work as a research assistant at the Jackson Laboratoryin Bar Harbor, Maine, looking at blood disorders in mice.
Neufeld has been widely recognized for her contributions to science, she has been awarded the
Wolf Prize, the Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Researchand was awarded the National Medal of Sciencein 1994, "for her contributions to the understanding of the lysosomal storage diseases, demonstrating the strong linkage between basic and applied scientific investigation." [National Science Foundation. [http://nsf.gov/od/nms/recip_details.cfm?recip_id=253 The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details - Elizabeth F. Neufeld] ] She remains at UCLA.
Inborn error of metabolism
* [http://faculty.biolchem.ucla.edu/institution/personnel?personnel_id=45290 Home Page at UCLA]
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