Ferid Murad

1936 - Today

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Ferid Murad (born September 14, 1936) is an American physician and pharmacologist, and a co-winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He is married to Carol A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferid Murad has received more than 230,270 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Ferid Murad is the 104th most popular physician (up from 105th in 2019), the 869th most popular biography from United States (down from 773rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Physician.

Ferid Murad is most famous for his work in the field of pharmacology. His research led to the discovery of a new class of drugs for treating hypertension and angina.

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  • 49

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  • 2.98

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Among physicians, Ferid Murad ranks 104 out of 509Before him are Friedrich Miescher, John Snow, Franz Joseph Gall, John Langdon Down, Charles Nicolle, and Albert Calmette. After him are Werner Forssmann, Corneille Heymans, Ragnar Granit, Giovanni Antonio Scopoli, William P. Murphy, and Johannes Peter Müller.

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Among people born in 1936, Ferid Murad ranks 47Before him are Steve Reich, Don Cherry, Choummaly Sayasone, Kris Kristofferson, Yasuo Fukuda, and B. J. Habibie. After him are Émile Lahoud, Gerhard Ertl, Anna German, Henry Lee Lucas, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ferid Murad ranks 869 out of 15,968Before him are Guy Williams (1924), Butch Cassidy (1866), David Fincher (1962), Linda Hamilton (1956), Michael Mann (1943), and Anne Rice (1941). After him are Willard Libby (1908), John Sherman (1823), Jamie Lee Curtis (1958), Jim Lovell (1928), Angela Davis (1944), and Ron Perlman (1950).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Ferid Murad ranks 4Before him are Stanley Cohen (1922), Jonas Salk (1914), and William T. G. Morton (1819). After him are William P. Murphy (1892), Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), Robin Cook (1940), Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), Joseph Erlanger (1874), Joseph Murray (1919), Virginia Apgar (1909), and Louis Ignarro (1941).