The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Earl W. Sutherland, Jr.
Professor of Biochemistry
University of Miami
"For the discovery that epinephrine and hormones of the pituitary gland occasion their diverse regulatory effects by initiating cellular synthesis of cyclic adenylic acid, now recognized as a universal biological second messenger, which opened a new level of understanding of the subtle mechanisms that integrate the chemical life of the cell while offering hope of entirely new approaches to chemotherapy."
Presented by President Nixon at a White House Ceremony on October 10, 1973.
Physiology or Medicine, 1971