Andrew V. Schally

November 30th

  • Andrew Victor Schally is a Polish-American biochemist and endocrinologist who shared (with Roger Guillemin and Rosalyn Yalow) the 1977 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine.
  • He was noted for isolating and synthesizing three hormones that are produced by the region of the brain known as the hypothalamus.
  • These accomplishments were the synthesis of TRH, the isolation and synthesis of LH-RH, and studies of the action of somatostatin. 

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