Louis Ignarro

1941 - Today

Louis Ignarro

Louis J. Ignarro (born May 31, 1941) is an American pharmacologist. For demonstrating the signaling properties of nitric oxide, he was co-recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Robert F. Furchgott and Ferid Murad. Currently, he is professor emeritus of pharmacology at the UCLA School of Medicine's department of molecular and medical pharmacology in Los Angeles, which he joined in 1985. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Ignarro has received more than 159,063 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 148th most popular physician.

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  • 59.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.15

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicians, Louis Ignarro ranks 147 out of 438Before him are George H. Hitchings, Alan Hodgkin, George Whipple, Hans Sloane, Charles Brenton Huggins, and Ibn Zuhr. After him are Elizabeth Blackwell, Albert of Riga, Bernard Kouchner, Guy de Chauliac, Tasuku Honjo, and Kitasato Shibasaburō.

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Among people born in 1941, Louis Ignarro ranks 65Before him are Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr., Viktor Zubkov, Nathalie Delon, Theodor W. Hänsch, Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, and Graham Chapman. After him are Ryan O'Neal, Mohamed Ghannouchi, Riccardo Muti, Otis Redding, Vladimir Voronin, and Milan Kučan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louis Ignarro ranks 1,091 out of 12,171Before him are Stanley B. Prusiner (1942), Ansel Adams (1902), Don Siegel (1912), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), Mario Lanza (1921), and Meg Ryan (1961). After him are James Avery (1945), George Papandreou (1952), Allen Dulles (1893), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807), Paul D. Boyer (1918), and Ryan O'Neal (1941).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Louis Ignarro ranks 15Before him are Frederick Chapman Robbins (1916), Joseph Murray (1919), Francis Peyton Rous (1879), Baruch Samuel Blumberg (1925), George H. Hitchings (1905), and George Whipple (1878). After him are Haldan Keffer Hartline (1903), Virginia Apgar (1909), Fernando J. Corbató (1926), Robin Cook (1940), E. Donnall Thomas (1920), and Dickinson W. Richards (1895).