Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr.

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1915 – 1974

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Who was Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr.?

Earl Wilbur Sutherland, Jr. was an American pharmacologist and biochemist born in Burlingame, Kansas. Sutherland won a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1971 "for his discoveries concerning the mechanisms of the action of hormones," especially epinephrine, via second messengers, namely cyclic adenosine monophosphate, or cyclic AMP. Sutherland died on March 9, 1974 in Miami, Florida, at the age of 58.

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Born
Nov 19, 1915
Burlingame
Also known as
  • Earl Wilbur Sutherland
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Washburn University
  • Washington University School of Medicine
Employment
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Case Western Reserve University
Died
Mar 9, 1974
Miami

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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