Awards & Winners

Ralph F. Hirschmann

Date of Birth 06-May-1922
Place of Birth Fürth
(Germany, Bavaria, Middle Franconia)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Ralph Hirschmann
Ralph Franz Hirschmann was a German American biochemist who led a team that was responsible for the first organic synthesis of an enzyme, a ribonuclease.

Awards by Ralph F. Hirschmann

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National Medal of Science for Chemistry
(For his seminal contributions to organic and to medicinal chemistry including the synthesis in solution of an enzyme (ribonuclease), his stimulation of peptide research in the Pharmaceutical Industry and for his leadership role in fostering interdisciplinary research in academia and in industry, which led to the discovery of several widely prescribed medications for human and animal health.)