#8305 Overall Influence

Luis Federico Leloir

Argentine biochemist

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Luis Federico Leloir was an Argentine physician and biochemist who received the 1970 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of the metabolic pathways in lactose. Although born in France, Leloir received the majority of his education at the University of Buenos Aires and was director of the private research group Fundación Instituto Campomar until his death in 1987. His research into sugar nucleotides, carbohydrate metabolism, and renal hypertension garnered international attention and led to significant progress in understanding, diagnosing and treating the congenital disease galactosemia. Luis Leloir is buried in La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires.

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Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

University of Buenos Aires

Public research university in Buenos Aires, Argentina

University of Cambridge

Collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

University of Washington

Public research university in Seattle, Washington, United States

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#642 World Rank
Chemistry
#821 World Rank
Biology
#1784 World Rank
Physics