Paul Talalay

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Paul Talalay (31 March 1923 – 10 March 2019) was a German-born American pharmacologist. He was born in Germany.

Talalay was the John Jacob Abel Distinguished Service Professor of Pharmacology and Director of the Laboratory for Molecular Sciences at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.[1] He was the founder of The Brassica Chemoprotection Laboratory for the study of edible plants that creates protective enzyme activity in the body and may help prevent the development of cancer.

Talalay died on 10 March 2019 from congestive heart failure in Baltimore, Maryland, aged 95.[2]

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  1. "Johns Hopkins Magazine". Retrieved 2 October 2014.
  2. Paul Talalay, researcher who found cancer-preventing qualities in broccoli, dies at 95 (subscription needed)