Celebrating A Nobel Prize Winner - Kenneth Rainin Foundation

Celebrating A Nobel Prize Winner

Dr. David Julius smiling off into the distance in front of a blurred office building background Dr. David Julius, professor and chair of the Department of Physiology and the Morris Herzstein Chair in Molecular Biology and Medicine at University of California, San Francisco. Photo credit: Noah Berger

Rainin Foundation grantee Dr. David Julius receives the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his groundbreaking research into the molecular basis for our sensations of pain and pressure. He received the prize jointly with Ardem Patapoutian, PhD, a molecular biologist at Scripps Research.

Dr. David Julius. Photo credit: Noah Berger