Robert Lefkowitz, born 1943 is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the James B Duke Professor of Medicine and a Professor of Biochemistry at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Professor Lefkowitz was born in the United Kingdom. He received a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry at Columbia College, New York in 1962 and then went on to graduate from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1966 with an MD. He is a member of US National Academy of Sciences and The American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

12 June 2007, Hong Kong