International Scientific Community Mourns Passing of Renowned Ukrainian-Born Neuroscientist Oleh Hornykiewicz

International Scientific Community Mourns Passing of Renowned Ukrainian-Born Neuroscientist Oleh Hornykiewicz

In late May, the international medical research community lost a leading figure.  Oleh Hornykiewicz (November 17, 1926 - May 26, 2020) was a Ukrainian-born neurophysiologist who established the role of dopamine in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.  The Nobel Prize nominated scientist's passing was noted throughout June by leading western media outlets.

Read his obituary in The New York Times

Photo source: Medical University of Vienna