Awards & Winners

Vincent du Vigneaud

Date of Birth 18-May-1901
Place of Birth Chicago
(Illinois, United States of America, Chicago metropolitan area, Area code 872)
Nationality United States of America, France
Profession Chemist
Vincent du Vigneaud was an American biochemist. He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1955 for the isolation, structural identification, and total synthesis of the cyclic peptide, oxytocin.

Awards by Vincent du Vigneaud

Check all the awards nominated and won by Vincent du Vigneaud.


Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(for his work on biochemically important sulphur compounds, especially for the first synthesis of a polypeptide hormone)


Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For his basic studies of transmethylation as essential to animal nutrition; for his contributions to the structure and synthesis of biotin and penicillin.)