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Ferid Murad

Murad at a lecture on 2 April 2008
Born Ferid Murad
September 14, 1936(1936-09-14)[1]
Whiting, Indiana, U.S.[1]
Nationality American
Alma mater DePauw University (BS, 1958) and Case Western Reserve University (MD-Ph.D., 1965)
Known for Discoveries concerning cyclic GMP as a signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system

Ferid Murad (born September 14, 1936) is an American physician and pharmacologist.

Murad is best known for his discoveries which concern the cyclic GMP as a signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1997 for his discoveries. He shared the prize with Robert F. Furchgott and Louis Ignarro.[1] Murad is an honorary member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Kosovo.

In May 2012, the Municipality of Čair proclaimed Murad as an honorary citizen. During the ceremony, Murad dedicated all of his achievements to his nation, Albania.[2]

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This person won a Nobel Prize