Currently alive, at 76 years of age.
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1941 – Born on April 13th in Brooklyn, New York. American psychologist.
1962 – Brown graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Pennsylvania, with chemistry as his major subject.
1964 – He married Alice Lapin.
1966 – Brown received his M.D. degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
– Brown received several student awards at the University of Pennsylvania, including a Proctor and Gamble Scholarship, the David L. Drabkin Prize in Biochemistry, and the Frederick L. Packard Prize in Internal Medicine.
1971 – Brown joined the division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.
1974 – Brown was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.
– He was an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association.
1976 – He became a Professor.
1977 – He was appointed Paul J. Thomas Professor of Medicine and Genetics, and Director of the Center for Genetic Disease at the same institution.
1980 – He has been a member of the Board of Scientific Advisors of the Jane Coffin Childs Fund.
1982 – Brown received the honorary degree of Doctor of Science from the University of Chicago and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
1985 – Brown was appointed Regental Professor of the University of Texas.
– He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Joseph Goldstein for describing the regulation of cholesterol metabolism.