Ferid MuradFerid Murad
was born on September 14
to parents John Murad (born Jabir Murat Ejupi in Albania
) and Henrietta Bowman. Along with Robert F. Furchgott and Louis J. Ignarro, Murad was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
for their discoveries concerning nitric oxide
as a signalling molecule
in the cardiovascular system
. But, Salvador Moncada from Honduras
claims to have made this discovery before the Nobel Prize laureates.
See also: Nobel Prize, Viagra.
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