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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998
Robert F. Furchgott, Louis J. Ignarro, Ferid Murad

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Robert F. Furchgott - Facts

Robert F. Furchgott

Robert F. Furchgott

Born: 4 June 1916, Charleston, SC, USA

Died: 19 May 2009, Seattle, WA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: SUNY Health Science Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

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

Field: cardiovascular physiology, pharmacology

Prize share: 1/3

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