Louis Ignarro American pharmacologist Nobel laureate Father Viagra

Louis Ignarro - Father of Viagra

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Biography & contributions

Louis Ignarro [Louis J. Ignarro] is born on May 31, 1941

Ignarro is an American pharmacologist and Nobel laureate

Awards

1974, Merck Research Award

1973 – 1976, Edward G Schlieder Foundation Award

1975- 1977, Arthritis Foundation Research Award

1978, Lilly Research Award

1987 – 1999, AMSA Golden Apple Award

1993, UCLA School of Medicine Award

1998, co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

He demonstrated that nitric oxide serves the functions of vasorelaxant and inhibitor of platelet aggregation

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