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National Academy of Medicine Laureate: Torsten N. Wiesel

(1924 -)

1996 National Academy of Medicine
Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor Emeritus
President Emeritus




What is the National Academy of Medicine?

The National Academy of Medicine is a policy research organization that is recognized as a national resource of judgment and veracity in the analysis of issues relating to human health. The Academy's members are elected on the basis of their professional achievement and commitment to service. Eighteen Rockefeller University scientists are members of the National Academy of Medicine.