Brown, Michael Stuart


1941– American scientist who, with Joseph Goldstein, elucidated the molecular mechanisms of cholesterol synthesis and the clinical consequences of their abnormalities.

Keywords: human genetics; hypercholesterolemia; Nobel Prize; Joseph Goldstein

Further Reading

Brown MS and Goldstein JL (1986) A receptor‐mediated pathway for cholesterol homeostasis. Science 232: 34–47.

Motulsky AG (1985) The 1985 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Science 231: 126–129.

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Witkowski, JA(Aug 2001) Brown, Michael Stuart. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002743]