Authorised form of namePawson; Anthony James (1952 - 2013)
Dates1952 - 2013
Place of birthMaidstone, Kent, England
Date of birth18/10/1952
Date of death07/08/2013
At Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto (2000-2005); recognized for his discoveries revealing the principles underlying cell signalling, which have been pivotal in understanding diseases such as cancer, with the Royal Society's Royal Medal. His fiedl of expertise known as transduction. Has discovered the underlying principles through wihich proteins in human cells interact with one another to construct a functioning cell, and to allow cells to communicatel Undrstanding how these cell signalling mechanisms work - and how abnormal cell signalling can lead to disease - is allowing reseachers to design new drug therapies and treatments for various diseases, including some forms of cancer; received Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize (2005) and Wolf Prioze in Medicine (2005) for his work in signal transduction.
CH 2006 for services to gentic science and cancer research
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election10/03/1994
Age at election41
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 2005
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Royal Society codeNA4347
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003462Pawson, Anthony James1994
EC/1994/30Pawson, Anthony James: certificate of election to the Royal Society15/07/1993
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