Awards & Winners

Robert F. Furchgott

Date of Birth 04-June-1916
Place of Birth Charleston
(Charleston County, 29401, South Carolina, United States of America, Berkeley County, Area code 843)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Robert Furchgott
Profession Chemist
Robert Francis Furchgott was a Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist.

Awards by Robert F. Furchgott

Check all the awards nominated and won by Robert F. Furchgott.


Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide as a signalling molecule in the cardiovascular system)


Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For the landmark discovery of endothelium-derived relaxing factor (EDRF), now known to be nitric oxide, and other research findings that have profound implications for the treatment of cardiovascular conditions and other diseases.)


Gairdner Foundation International Award
(For his discovery and characterization of endothelial relaxing factor.)