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    News: King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

    Cohen’s Nobel-Winning Work Stands Test of Time

    Thursday, December 8th, 2011

    Twenty-five years ago on Dec. 10, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden presented the Nobel Prize to Vanderbilt biochemist Stanley Cohen, Ph.D., for his discovery and characterization of epidermal growth factor (EGF) and its receptor. At the time, the implications of Cohen’s discovery two decades earlier had barely begun to be realized. Today the EGF […]