Affiliations: Duke University School of Medicine, Associate with the MA in Bioethics and Science Policy Program

Robert J. Lefkowitz, M.D. is James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry at the Duke University Medical Center. He has been an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 1976. Dr. Lefkowitz began his research career in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s when there was not a clear consensus that specific receptors for drugs and hormones even existed. Watch Dr. Lefkowitz’s opening remarks at the Talent from All Corners Symposium. Click here for more info.