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By Eugene Goldwasser

Eugene Goldwasser (1922-2010) was once born in Brooklyn, big apple. He graduated from the collage of Chicago, the place he additionally earned a PhD in biochemistry, and the place he remained as a college member for his complete occupation. His long term undertaking of purifying the hormone erythropoietin (epo) used to be a sign good fortune of natural technology within the 20th century, and contributed on to the swift development of the biotech within the Eighties, whereas additionally aiding relieve the ache of thousands of sufferers agony anemia because of kidney disorder, melanoma, and different health problems. between different awards, he got The Prince Mahidol Medal of the dominion of Thailand, The French clinical clinical Community’s “Tamis de Pepites Rouges,” election to the yank 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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