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Ferid Murad

Ferid Murad

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998
Nobel co-recipients: Robert F. Furchgott, Louis J. Ignarro

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

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Ferid Murad used his Nobel Prize money to meet the expenses of bringing with him to the Nobel award ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, his family, friends and colleagues. His family included his wife, five children with their families and siblings. He brought with him the largest number of persons a Nobel Laureate had brought with him/her to the Nobel ceremony – 51 persons.

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Name: Ferid Murad
Birth: 14 September 1936, Whiting, IN, USA
Residence: Institute of Cell Biology of the C.N.R., Rome, Italy
Award: "for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
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