Louis J Ignarro is the Recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for demonstrating the signaling properties of nitric oxide. He is presently a Professor Emeritus at the Centre for Health Sciences, UCLA. His various other accolades include the 1998 Basic Research Price of the American Heart Association membership of the National Academy of Sciences, membership of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Heart Association Distinguished Scientist, 2008, founder of the Nitric Oxide Society, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Nitric Oxide Biology and Chemistry, and notoriously the 'Father of Viagra'.
Affiliations and Expertise
Center for Health Sciences, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA