Who Is Nobel Prize Winner Ardem Patapoutian Married To? Details To Know About His Wife And Family
Ardem Patapoutian is a Nobel Prize winner in Medical biology to understand how we sense heat. Learn About the wife and family details of the Biologist.
Ardem Patapoutian is a molecular biologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel prize laureate of Armenian descent.
He is a professor of neuroscience at Scripps Research and an institute in California in the US.
Similarly, he is also known for his work in characterizing the PIEZO1, TRPM02, and PIEZO2 receptors that recognize menthol, temperature, and pressure.
Recently, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for discovering the process of how we perceive heat from the touch and through our skin.
Ardem Patapoutian Wife And Son
Ardem Patapoutian is happily married to his wife who name is currently unavailable to the media.
Since not much is known about Ardem and his family, it seems that he likes to keep his personal life away from the limelight due to the nature of his work.
Moreover, Ardem and his spouse share a son as well and his name is Luca.
On October 4, 2021, soon after Ardem’s name came to the Nobel Prize Winners list, the official Instagram account of the Nobel Prize shared a photo of Mr Patapoutian and his son, Luca.
Both of them were photographed sitting in bed, a laptop in front of them to stream the Nobel Prize press conference.
Nobel Prize 2021 Winner Ardem Patapoutian Wiki Details
According to his wiki-bio, Ardem Patapoutian was born in Beirut, Lebanon and has been working in the field of biology for a long time.
He studied at the American University of Beirut before emigrating to the US in 1986. Furthermore, he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in cell and development in 1990.
Similarly, he did his PhD from the California Institute of Technology in biology and has been an investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since the year 2014.
Recently, he won the Nobel Prize jointly with David Julius in Physiology or Medicine.
Throughout his career so far, he has made history and became the first scientist of Armenian descent to win the Nobel Prize.
Ardem Patapoutian Net Worth
Ardem has won a Nobel prize and will receive the gold medal and $1.14 million in prize money with David Julis who is a physiologist at the “University of California.
While Ardem’s exact net worth does not appear to have been published online but many sources have estimated his net worth between $1m to $5m.
He was also congratulated by the president of Armenia, Armen Sarkissian. So, by the looks of things, his career is going strong.
His investigation is into the biological receptors for temperature and touch. The knowledge is applied to improve treatments for a range of diseases, including chronic pain.