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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