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Dr. Louis J. Ignarro (b. May 31, 1941) is an American pharmacologist. He was corecipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Robert F. Furchgott and Ferid Murad for demonstrating the signalling properties of nitric oxide. May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ... Pharmacology (in Greek: pharmacon is drug, and logos is science) is the study of how chemical substances interfere with living systems. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... Robert F. Furchgott (born June 4, 1916 in Charleston, South Carolina) is a Nobel Prize-winning American chemist. ... Dr. Ferid Murad Ferid Murad (born September 14, 1936) is an American physician and pharmacologist, and a co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. ... The chemical compound nitric oxide is a gas with chemical formula NO. It is an important signaling molecule in the body of mammals including humans, one of the few gaseous signaling molecules known. ...


Ignarro has worked as a staff scientist, research department, for the pharmaceutical division of CIBA-GEIGY Corporation in New York. He worked with Herbalife to develop Niteworks™, a dietary supplement designed to boost the body’s own production of nitric oxide, and later became a member of the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Founded in 1980, Herbalife International NYSE: HLF is a company that sells weight-loss and health products by multi-level marketing methods through distributorships. ...


He is currently a distinguished professor of pharmacology at the UCLA School of Medicine's department of molecular and medical pharmacology in Los Angeles, which he joined in 1985. Before relocating to California, he was a professor of pharmacology at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, for 12 years. Pharmacology (in Greek: pharmacon (φάρμακον) meaning drug, and logos (λόγος) meaning science) is the study of how chemical substances interact with living systems. ...


Ignarro has published numerous articles on his research. He received the Basic Research Prize of the American Heart Association in 1998, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the advancement of cardiovascular science. That same year, he was inducted into the National Academy of Sciences and the following year, into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


He is the founder of the Nitric Oxide Society, and founder and editor-in-chief of “Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry.” Ignarro holds a B.S. in pharmacology, Columbia University, 1962, and a Ph.D. in pharmacology, University of Minnesota, 1966. He also received a postdoctoral fellowship in chemical pharmacology from National Institutes of Health in 1968.


External link

  • A column about bad science ethics in relation to Herbalife

Reference

  • UCLA. Louis J. Ignarro, Medicine (1998)

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Louis Ignarro - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (318 words)
He was corecipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Robert F. Furchgott and Ferid Murad for demonstrating the signalling properties of nitric oxide.
Ignarro has worked as a staff scientist, research department, for the pharmaceutical division of CIBA-GEIGY Corporation in New York.
He is the founder of the Nitric Oxide Society, and founder and editor-in-chief of “Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry.” Ignarro holds a B.S. in pharmacology, Columbia University, 1962, and a Ph.D. in pharmacology, University of Minnesota, 1966.
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