The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998
Nobel Prize also awarded to Robert F. Furchgott and Ferid Murad
Molecular & Medical Pharmacologist
While testifying before Congress in 2000, Ignarro remarked: "Only in America could the son of an uneducated carpenter receive the Nobel Prize in Medicine."
Name: Louis J. Ignarro
Birth: 31 May, 1941, Brooklyn, New York
Institution: University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Award: "Nitric Oxide as Signaling Molecule in Cardiovascular system"
Subject: cardiovascular physiology, pharmacology
Portion of cash 1/3
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Chinese University of Hong Kong, Honorary Doctorate 2009