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Roger Charles Louis Guillemin
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Completing his undergraduate work at the University of Burgundy, Guillemin received his M.D. degree from the Medical Faculty at Lyon in 1949, and went to Montreal, Quebec, Canada to work with Hans Selye at the Institute of Experimental Medicine and Surgery at the Université de Montréal where he received a Ph.D. in 1953. The same year he moved to the United States to join the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine at Houston. In 1965, he became a naturalized citizen of the United States. In 1970 he started a laboratory, San Diego where he worked until retirement in 1989.
Guillemin signed along with other Nobel Prize winners a petition requesting that a delegation of the Committee on the Rights of the Children of the United Nations may visit a Tibetan child who is under house arrest in China since 1995, namely Gendhun Choekyi Nyima, recognized as the 11th Panchen Lama by the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso.
- Nicholas Wade (1981). The Nobel Duel, Anchor Press/Doubleday, Garden City, NY.
- Bruno Latour and Steve Woolgar (1979). Laboratory Life, Sage, Los Angeles, USA.
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