Stanley Cohen (1922–2020)

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Science  20 Mar 2020:
Vol. 367, Issue 6484, pp. 1307
DOI: 10.1126/science.abb4095

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Stanley Cohen, biochemist and Nobel laureate, died on 5 February at age 97 in Nashville, Tennessee, where he had served on the faculty of Vanderbilt University since 1959. With neurobiologist Rita Levi-Montalcini, Cohen discovered the first growth factor, a hormone-like protein that regulates cell responses such as proliferation and differentiation.

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