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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1977

For their discoveries concerning the peptide hormone production of the brain
Name - Roger Guillemin
Date of birth - January 11, 1924
Institutions - The Salk Institute San Diego, CA, USA
Country - USA

Description - Roger Charles Louis Guillemin received the National Medal of Science in 1976, and Nobel prize for medicine in 1977 for his work on neurohormones.


Name - Andrew V. Schally
Date of birth - 30 November 1926
Institutions - Veterans Administration Hospital New Orleans, LA, USAUSA
Country - USA

Description - Andrzej "Andrew" Viktor Schally is a Polish-born American endocrinologist and Nobel Prize laureate (1977) in medicine.


For the development of radioimmunoassays of peptide hormones
Name - Rosalyn Yalow
Date of birth - July 19, 19216
Institutions - Veterans Administration Hospital Bronx, NY, USA
Country - USA

Description - Rosalyn Sussman Yalow is an American medical physicist, and a co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her development of the radioimmunoassay (RIA) technique.