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Sir John Vane (1927-2004), Pharmacologist

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Pharmacologist. With Bengt Samuelsson and Sune Bergstrom Vane won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1982 for work on the effects of hormone-like substances, prostaglandins, and aspirin. He has also worked on the pharmacological effects of adrenaline.

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Sir John Vane

by Liam Woon
cibachrome print, 1990
NPG P449