Daniel Carleton Gajdusek

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Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Yonkers, NY
Death Date
Dec 12, 2008 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1923
Birthplace
Yonkers, NY
Death Date
Dec 12, 2008 (85)

About

Physician and co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Rochester and received his M.D. from Harvard University.

Trivia

He was charged and convicted on child molestation charges in 1996.

Family Life

He was born in Yonkers, but lived out the last decade of his life in self-imposed exile in Europe after his conviction.

Associated With

Gajudsek was the recipient of the prize established by Alfred Nobel.