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Dr. Robert F. Furchgott


Dr. Robert F. Furchgott was an extraordinary scientist who made major contributions to our understanding of cardiovascular physiology and pharmacology. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology for identifying the fundamental role that nitric oxide (NO) plays in the regulation of cardiovascular function.

Learn more about Dr. Furchgott at the Robert F. Furchgott Society.