Michael Houghton
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Kelahiran1949 (umur 70–71)
Pusat pendidikanUniversiti AngliaTimur (BSc)
King's College London (PhD)
Terkenal keranaHepatitis C
Hepatitis D
AnugerahKarl Landsteiner Memorial Award (1992)
Robert Koch Prize (1993)
William Beaumont Prize (1994)
Lasker Award (2000)
Gairdner Foundation International Award (2013 – ditolak sendiri)
Nobel Prize for Medicine (2020)
Kerjaya saintifik
BidangMicrobiology
Virology
InstitusiUniversiti Alberta
Chiron Corporation
TesisRNA Polymerases and Transcription in the Chicken Oviduct (1977)
Laman sesawangOfficial website

Michael Houghton (lahir 1949) ialah seorang saintis dari United Kingdom.

Beliau terlibat dalam projek besar menemukan virus Hepatitis C bersama Qui-Lim Choo, George Kuo dan Daniel W. Bradley pada tahun 1989[1] serta juga genom Hepatitis D pada tahun 1986.[2] Kejayaan beliau dalam penemuan hepatitis C khususnya menemukan meraihnya Hadiah Nobel dalam Fisiologi atau Perubatan pada tahun 2020 bersama Harvey J. Alter dan Charles M. Rice.[3][4]

Rujukan

  1. ^ Choo QL, Kuo G, Weiner AJ, Overby LR, Bradley DW, Houghton M (April 1989). "Isolation of a cDNA clone derived from a blood-borne non-A, non-B viral hepatitis genome". Science. 244 (4902): 359–62. CiteSeerX 10.1.1.469.3592. doi:10.1126/science.2523562. PMID 2523562.
  2. ^ Wang, KS; Choo, QL; Weiner, AJ; Ou, JH; Najarian, RC; Thayer, RM; Mullenbach, GT; Denniston, KJ; Gerin, JL; Houghton, M (9 October 1986). "Structure, sequence and expression of the hepatitis delta (delta) viral genome". Nature. 323 (6088): 508–14. doi:10.1038/323508a0. PMID 3762705.
  3. ^ "Press release: The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020". Yayasan Nobel. Dicapai pada 5 Oktober 2020.
  4. ^ Wu, Katherine J.; Victor, Daniel (5 Oktober 2020). "Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to Scientists Who Discovered Hepatitis C Virus - Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice were jointly honored for their decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, a major global health problem". The New York Times. Dicapai pada 6 Oktober 2020.