The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1977
Roger Guillemin, Andrew V. Schally, Rosalyn Yalow
Andrew V. Schally
Born: 30 November 1926, Wilno (now Vilnius), Poland (now Lithuania)
Affiliation at the time of the award: Veterans Administration Hospital, New Orleans, LA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the peptide hormone production of the brain"
Field: biochemistry, endocrinology, metabolism
Prize share: 1/4
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