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By Eugene Goldwasser

Eugene Goldwasser (1922-2010) used to be born in Brooklyn, ny. He graduated from the college of Chicago, the place he additionally earned a PhD in biochemistry, and the place he remained as a college member for his complete profession. His long term venture of purifying the hormone erythropoietin (epo) was once a sign luck of natural technology within the 20th century, and contributed on to the speedy progress of the biotech within the Nineteen Eighties, whereas additionally supporting relieve the agony of thousands of sufferers soreness anemia as a result of kidney illness, melanoma, and different health problems. between different awards, he got The Prince Mahidol Medal of the dominion of Thailand, The French clinical medical Community’s “Tamis de Pepites Rouges,” election to the yankee Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Amgen Award of the foreign Society of Nephrology, and The Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award of yank organization of Blood Banks. He accomplished this memoir presently sooner than his death.

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