Judah Folkman

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Moses Judah Folkman
Born(1933-02-24)February 24, 1933
DiedJanuary 14, 2008(2008-01-14) (aged 74)
CitizenshipAmerican
Alma materThe Ohio State University, Harvard Medical School
Known forangiogenesis
AwardsCharles S. Mott Prize (1997)
Massry Prize (1997)
Keio Medical Science Prize (1998)
Scientific career
InstitutionsHarvard Medical School

Moses Judah Folkman (February 24, 1933 – January 14, 2008)[1] was an American medical scientist. He was best known for his research on tumor angiogenesis, the process by which a tumor attracts blood vessels to feed itself and to live.[2]

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  1. "Judah Folkman, MD". Department of Ophthalmology. Harvard Medical School. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  2. Cao, Yihai; Langer, Robert (September 9, 2008). "A review of Judah Folkman's remarkable achievements in biomedicine". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105 (36): 13203–13205. Bibcode:2008PNAS..10513203C. doi:10.1073/pnas.0806582105. PMC 2533169. PMID 18772371.