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Robert F. Furchgott

Robert F. Furchgott

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998
Nobel co-recipients: Louis J. Ignarro, Ferid Murad

Prize: "for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system."

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Robert Furchgott’s family donated his awards to SUNY Downstate. On 8 Oct 2009 the university displayed them in the atrium adjacent to the auditorium. The awards included his Nobel Prize and many others such as The Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research and The Gairdner Foundation Award.

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Photo: J.A. Jzburovich SUNY Downstate Med Ctr. Wiki.

Name: Robert F. Furchgott
Birth: 4 June 1916, Charleston, SC, USA
Death: 19 May 2009, Seattle, WA, USA
Institution: SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Award: "for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
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