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By Eugene Goldwasser

Eugene Goldwasser (1922-2010) was once born in Brooklyn, manhattan. 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 whole profession. His long term undertaking of purifying the hormone erythropoietin (epo) was once a sign luck of natural technological know-how within the 20th century, and contributed on to the fast development of the biotech within the Eighties, whereas additionally supporting relieve the affliction of thousands of sufferers affliction anemia because of kidney affliction, melanoma, and different health problems. between different awards, he bought The Prince Mahidol Medal of the dominion of Thailand, The French clinical clinical Community’s “Tamis de Pepites Rouges,” election to the yankee Academy of Arts and Sciences, The Amgen Award of the overseas Society of Nephrology, and The Karl Landsteiner Memorial Award of yankee organization of Blood Banks. He accomplished this memoir presently earlier than his death.

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