Ewald Weibel

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Ewald R. Weibel

Ewald R. Weibel is a Swiss biologist on the faculty of the University of Bern. He was one of the first scientist to describe the endothelial organelles Weibel-Palade bodies, which are named after him and his Romanian American colleague George Emil Palade.[1]

In 1981, Weibel became a foreign member of the United States National Academy of Sciences. Awarded the Marcel Benoist Prize in 1974.


  1. ^ Weibel ER, Palade GE (October 1964). "New cytoplasmic components in arterial endothelia". J. Cell Biol. 23 (1): 101–12. doi:10.1083/jcb.23.1.101. PMC 2106503Freely accessible. PMID 14228505.