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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1971

For his discoveries concerning the mechanisms of the action of hormones
Name - Earl W. Sutherland, Jr.
Date of birth - November 19, 1915
Institutions - Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN, USA
Country - USA

Description - Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. was an American pharmacologist and biochemist. Sutherland was born in Burlingame, Kansas. He won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1971 "for his discoveries concerning the mechanisms of the action of hormones," especially epinephrine, via second messengers.