John Robert Vane

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Deceased Person

Date of death
2004-11-19
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Nobel Prize Winner

Nobel Honor
"for their discoveries concerning prostaglandins and related biologically active substances" (1982, Prostaglandin, Bengt I. Samuelsson, Sune Bergström)
 

Person

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Date of birth
1927-03-29
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Award Winner

Awards Won
For his discovery of prostacyclin, whose major action is to prevent the formation of the kind of blood clots that may lead to heart attack and stroke. (1977, Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research)
"for their discoveries concerning prostaglandins and related biologically active substances" (1982, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Bengt I. Samuelsson, Sune Bergström, Prostaglandin)
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