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Andrew Victor Schally

Schally, Andrew Victor (1926– ), Polish-born U.S. medical researcher who shared the 1977 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with Rosalyn S. Yalow and Roger C. L. Guillemin for the discovery and synthesis of hormones produced by the hypothalamus. The analysis of these hormones, which control body chemistry, had a revolutionary effect on the study of brain functioning.

See also: Hypothalamus.

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