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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1998

For their discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system
Name - Robert F. Furchgott
Date of birth - June 4, 1916
Institutions - SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn, NY, USA
Country - USA

Description - Robert Francis Furchgott was a Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist. Furchgott was born in Charleston, SC, to Arthur Furchgott and Pena Sorentrue Furchgott.


Name - Louis J. Ignarro
Date of birth - May 31, 1941
Institutions - University of California School of Medicine Los Angeles, CA
Country - USA

Description - Louis J. Ignarro is an American pharmacologist. He was corecipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Robert F. Furchgott and Ferid Murad for demonstrating the signaling properties of nitric oxide


Name - Ferid Murad
Date of birth - September 14, 1936
Institutions - University of Texas Medical School at Houston Houston, TX
Country - USA

Description - Ferid Murad is an Albanian American physician and pharmacologist, and a co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is also a honorary member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Kosovo.