Solomon H. Snyder

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Solomon Halbert Snyder (born December 26, 1938) is an American neuroscientist who has made wide-ranging contributions to neuropharmacology and neurochemistry. He studied at Georgetown University, and has conducted the majority of his research at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Many advances in molecular neuroscience have stemmed from Snyder's identification of receptors for neurotransmitters and drugs, and elucidation of the actions of psychotropic agents.[2] He received the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1978 for his research on the opioid receptor, and is one of the most highly cited researchers in the biological and biomedical sciences, with the highest h-index in those fields for the years 1983–2002,[3] and then from 2007–2019.

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Solomon H. Snyder
in 1979
BornDecember 26, 1938 (1938-12-26) (age 84)
Washington D.C
EducationGeorgetown University
AwardsAlbert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research,
National Medal of Science
Scientific career
Doctoral advisorJulius Axelrod[1]
Doctoral studentsAlan I. Green