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Finding Aid for the Louis J. Ignarro Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Photo Archive 1998
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Louis J. Ignarro Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Photo Archive,
    Date (inclusive): 1998
    Collection number: 170
    Creator: Dr. Anjay Rastogi et al.
    Extent: 1 document box 1 oversize folder
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections Division
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
    Abstract: The collection consists of pictorial materials, including photographs provided by Dr. Ignarro, assembled for "Louis J. Ignarro: the Road to Stockholm: a Nobel Mission," an exhibit displayed in the UCLA Biomedical Library, 1999. The exhibit was curated by Anjay Rastogi, UCLA Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, with collaboration of the UCLA Chancellor's Office and the Biomedical Library's History and Special Collections Division.
    Physical location: Biomedical Library History and Special Collections Division, University of California, Los Angeles.
    Language of Material: Collection materials in English

    Access

    The collection is open for research. Contact the History and Special Collections Division, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, UCLA, for information.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Louis J. Ignarro Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Photo Archive, 170, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library History and Special Collections Division, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    Louis J. Ignarro was born May 31, 1941, in Brooklyn, New York. He studied chemistry and pharmacy as an undergraduate at Columbia University and pharmacology, with a minor in cardiac physiology, at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he received a Ph.D. in 1966. Following an appointment in the Department of Pharmacology at Tulane University in New Orleans (1979-1985), he became Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the UCLA School of Medicine in Los Angeles in 1985. In 1998, Ignarro, Robert F. Furchgott, and Ferid Murad were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries concerning "nitric oxide as a signaling molecule in the cardiovascular system."

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists of pictorial materials assembled for an exhibit at UCLA by Anjay Rastogi, UCLA Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, with collaboration of the UCLA Chancellor's Office and the UCLA Biomedical Library's History and Special Collections Division. The exhibit, entitled "Louis J. Ignarro: The road to Stockholm: A Nobel Mission" focused on Ignarro's early life, his research and teaching, and the Nobel ceremony and banquet. There are twenty-one folders, the last of which is oversize and housed in the map case of the History Special and Collections Division of the UCLA Biomedical Library.
    The collection is organized into the following series:

      Indexing Terms

      The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

      Subjects

      Ignarro, Louis J.
      Nitric Oxide--history.
      Nobel Prize--Biography.