Ignarro, Louis J.

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Louis J., U.S. pharmacologist, 1941–, joint winner of 1998 Nobel Prize for work related to nitric oxide as a signal molecule in biological systems.
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"Nitric oxide signals arteries to expand so blood can flow through more easily, which lowers blood pressure," says Louis Ignarro, PhD, a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discovery of the body's nitric oxide production and its functions.
Louis Ignarro, who won the 1998 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his cardiovascular research.
Nitric oxide was selected as the 1992 Molecule of the Year by the journal Science, and the 1998 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology was awarded to Louis Ignarro, Ferid Murad, and Robert Furchgott, the founders of nitric oxide research.
Louis Ignarro, co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in medicine, NutraGenetics LLC is a behind-the-scenes player in the supplements business, developing cutting-edge, science-based products for other companies.
In 1998, Dr Louis Ignarro and his colleagues Ferid Murad and Robert Furchgott discovered that NO can be produced by the human body, a discovery that brought them the Nobel Prize C for Medicine.
Robert Furchgott, Ferid Murad and Louis Ignarro were awarded the pounds 600,000 prize jointly for their discoveries about the role of nitric oxide, long considered just an air pollutant, as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system.
Louis Ignarro is dedicated solely to developing supplements, functional food and nutraceuticals.