JERUSALEM (Aug. 7)
The noted Weizmann institute of Science cancer researcher and cell biologist, Prof. Leo Sachs, has been named a recipient of the 1980 Wolf Prize in Medicine, one of the most coveted awards in the world of science. Sachs, Otto Meyerhof Professor of Biology at the Weizmann Institute, is the first Israeli so honored. He shares the $100,000 prize with Dr. Cesar Milstein of Cambridge University, England and Dr. James Gowans of the Medical Research Council of London. Born in Germany in 1924, Sachs came to Israel in 1952.