Physician and co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
He graduated from the University of Rochester and received his M.D. from Harvard University.
He was charged and convicted on child molestation charges in 1996.
He was born in Yonkers, but lived out the last decade of his life in self-imposed exile in Europe after his conviction.
Gajudsek was the recipient of the prize established by Alfred Nobel.