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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Louis J. Ignarro and two other collaborators awarded him the prestigious Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1998.
Robert E Furchgott of the State University of New York Health Science Center in Brooklyn, Fetid Murad of the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, and Louis J. Ignarro of the University of California School of Medicine in Los Angeles share the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for "discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system," the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm announced this week.