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Roger Guillemin M.D., Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1977
Nobel Prize also awarded to Andrew V. Schally, Rosalyn Yalow
National Medal of Science-Biological Sciences 1976 USA

Physician, Physiologist, Neuroendocrinologist. Peptide hormone production of brain. Visual Artist.

Alfred Nobel chose to associate Literature and Science in his legacy. The mission, role and responsibility to society of a scientist and an artist are the same.

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Roger Guillemin
Photo: Courtesy Dr. Roger Guillemin

Name: Roger Guillemin
Birth: 11 January 1924, Dijon, France
Institution: The Salk Institute, San Diego, CA, USA
Award: "for their discoveries concerning the peptide hormone production of the brain"
Subject: biochemistry, endocrinology, metabolism
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National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 1976 USA
Biography/History of Discovery
External Resources [Mainly Text]
90 years of creativity: Salk fetes Roger Guillemin
Salk Gift Dedicates Two Endowed Chairs - in Honor of Nobel Prize Winners and Past Presidents
Photos Guillemin Foundation's and Roger Guillemin 2011 Art Show at San Diego Natural History Museum