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Nobel Prize winner in medicine Stanley Cohen died in the United States

Nobel Prize winner in medicine Stanley Cohen died in the United States

American biochemist, Nobel laureate Stanley Cohen died in the United States at the age of 97

This is stated in a message on the website of Vanderbilt University.

“Stanley Cohen, a legendary biochemist at Vanderbilt University who was awarded the Nobel Prize for the discovery of epidermal growth factor and its receptor, died in Nashville on February 5. Cohen, a distinguished professor of biochemistry, retired honorary scientist, was 97 years old.” noted in the institution.

According to the Tennessean newspaper, his wife was near him at the time of the scientist's death. He has a wife, three children, and two grandchildren.

Cohen is known to have been born on November 17, 1922, in Brooklyn, to a family of tailors and immigrant Jews from Russia. In 1943, he received a bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College, and in 1945 he received a master's degree from Oberlin College. In 1986, Cohen, along with his former colleague Rita Levi-Montalcini, won the Nobel Prize in Medicine

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