1970s Research Milestones

1971: Dr. Earl Sutherland is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for identifying cyclic AMP as the intra-cellular messenger. In 1967 he had received a Career Investigatorship through the national research program.

Dr. Arthur Guyton provides evidence of the overriding dominance of the[a1] kidneys in long-term regulation of blood pressure and in hypertension. He was funded by the National Research Program.