Duke University Nobel Prize winner blazing trail to new medicines

DURHAM, N.C. — A scientist who has spent his career at Duke University, Robert Lefkowitz, will share the 2012 Nobel Prize for chemistry with a Stanford University researcher he trained in the 1980s. Lefkowitz, 69, and his former student, Brian Kobilka, 57, were recognized Wednesday by the Royal …

Duke University Nobel Prize winner blazing trail to new medicines

DURHAM, N.C. — A scientist who has spent his career at Duke University, Robert Lefkowitz, will share the 2012 Nobel Prize for chemistry with a Stanford University researcher he trained in the 1980s. Lefkowitz, 69, and his former student, Brian Kobilka, 57, were recognized Wednesday by the Royal …