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Rosalyn Yalow

Rosalyn Yalow

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1977
Nobel co-recipients: Roger Guillemin, Andrew V. Schally

Award: "for the development of radioimmunoassays of peptide hormones."

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Rosalyn Yalow deposited her Nobel Prize money of $74,500 in the bank for she did not want anything at that time. Not having been given anything on a silver plate, she had worked very hard to attend college and graduate school because she wanted to attend the same. She stated that that was the real key to happiness.

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Name: Rosalyn Yalow
Birth: 19 July 1921, New York, NY, USA
Death; 30 May 2011, New York, NY, USA
Residence: Veterans Administration Hospital, Bronx, NY, USA
Award: "for the development of radioimmunoassays of peptide hormones."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
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