The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Roger C.L. Guillemin
Resident Fellow & Research Professor, Department of Neuroendocrinology
Salk Institute of Biological Studies
San Diego,California 92138 USA
"For demonstrating the presence of a new class of hormones, made in the brain, that regulate the function of the pituitary gland, thereby making possible improved diagnosis and treatment of numerous endocrine disorders."
Presented by President Carter at a White House Ceremony on November 22, 1977.
Physiology or Medicine, 1977