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A Bloody Long Journey: Erythropoietin (Epo) and the Person by Eugene Goldwasser

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 whole occupation. His long term undertaking of purifying the hormone erythropoietin (epo) used to be a sign luck of natural technological know-how within the 20th century, and contributed on to the quick development of the biotech within the Eighties, whereas additionally supporting relieve the agony of thousands of sufferers ache anemia because of kidney illness, melanoma, and different health problems. between different awards, he acquired The Prince Mahidol Medal of the dominion of Thailand, The French scientific 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 yankee organization of Blood Banks. He accomplished this memoir almost immediately earlier than his death.

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