According to Wikipedia,
Robert Francis Furchgott was a Nobel Prize-winning American biochemist who contributed to the discovery of nitric oxide as a transient cellular signal in mammalian systems. Early life and education Furchgott was born in Charleston, South Carolina, to Arthur Furchgott , a department store owner, and Pena Furchgott. He graduated with a degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , and went on to earn a Ph.D in biochemistry at Northwestern University , immediately joining a medical faculty thereafter.
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