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Meet Nobel Laureate Dr. Ferid Murad

Dr. Ferid Murad

PAVIR and VAPAHCS are delighted to invite you to meet Dr. Ferid Murad and to listen to his presentation on “Discovering of Nitric Oxide and Cyclic GMP and their Role in Cell Signaling and Drug Development.” Dr. Murad’s presentation will be followed by a Q&A session, and time to mingle.

  • Wednesday, March 1st
  • 2:30 – 4:00pm
  • Building 105
  • Donna McCartney Conference Room
  • Snacks and beverages will be provided.
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