California Scientist Of The Year

 

Elizabeth Neufeld
Elizabeth Neufeld, Biological Chemistry, 1999

Elizabeth Neufeld won the National Medal of Science (1994) for her work investigating the cause, consequences and treatment of human genetic diseases due to deficiency of lysosomal enzymes. Her current research focuses on the Sanfilippo syndrome type B, and exploring ways to get therapeutice enzymes or genes across the blood-brain barrier.

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