Vincent du Vigneaud
Born: 18 May 1901, Chicago, IL, USA
Died: 11 December 1978, White Plains, NY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, especially for the first synthesis of a polypeptide hormone"
Prize share: 1/1