Interview with the 1998 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine Ferid Murad, at the 57th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, July 2007. The interviewer is Adam Smith, Editor-in-Chief of Nobelprize.org.
Ferid Murad talks about his natural knack for science, why it took 100 years to discover how nitroglycerine works in the body (20:28), how light helped to shine light on nitric oxide (31:59), and why it is difficult for medical students nowadays to receive the research training that he received (49:20).
Their work and discoveries range from how cells adapt to changes in levels of oxygen to our ability to fight global poverty.
See them all presented here.