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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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ferid Murad has received more than 290,698 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Ferid Murad is the 113th most popular physician (down from 104th in 2019), the 881st most popular biography from United States (down from 868th in 2019) and the 8th 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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  • 63.10

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  • 50

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  • 8.95

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Ferid Murad ranks 113 out of 502Before him are Gerhard Armauer Hansen, George Minot, Peter Damian, Johann Joachim Becher, Edgar Adrian, and John Snow. After him are Francis Peyton Rous, Herta Oberheuser, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Harvey J. Alter, Jean Dausset, and John Eccles.

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Among people born in 1936, Ferid Murad ranks 44Before him are Bill Wyman, Georges Perec, Steve Reich, Gerhard Ertl, B. J. Habibie, and Kris Kristofferson. After him are Benedict Anderson, Uwe Seeler, Don Cherry, Engelbert Humperdinck, Dean Stockwell, and Yasuo Fukuda.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ferid Murad ranks 881 out of 18,182Before him are Lex Barker (1919), Mae West (1893), Glenn T. Seaborg (1912), Jean Harlow (1911), Thelonious Monk (1917), and Phil Spector (1939). After him are John L. Hall (1934), Sinclair Lewis (1885), Halle Berry (1966), Little Richard (1932), Edward Norton Lorenz (1917), and Al Jarreau (1940).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Ferid Murad ranks 8Before him are William P. Murphy (1892), William T. G. Morton (1819), Jonas Salk (1914), Stanley Cohen (1922), Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), and George Minot (1885). After him are Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Harvey J. Alter (1935), Virginia Apgar (1909), Joseph Murray (1919), Robin Cook (1940), and Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903).