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Monday, October 5, 2009

UCSF's Blackburn Receives Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

It was exciting to wake up this morning and find that UCSF's Elizabeth Blackburn was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Although not directly "pharmacy-admissions-related", I think it speaks to the high caliber of research and people affiliated with UCSF.


For a comprehensive story on Blackburn's award (along with profiles of other UCSF Nobel Laureate winners), visit the following website: http://www.ucsf.edu/nobel/2009/blackburn/

Molecular biologist Elizabeth H. Blackburn, PhD, 60, of the
University of California, San Francisco, today was named
to receive the 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Blackburn shares the award with Carol W. Greider of Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine and Jack W. Szostak
of Harvard Medical School.
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