Sidney Udenfriend

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Sidney Udenfriend (April 5, 1918 – December 29, 2001) was an American biochemist, pharmacologist, founding director of the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology, co-discoverer of a color test to detect an intestinal tumor often linked with diseased heart valves. [1] [2] [3] [4] Udenfriend was also a member of the National Academy of Sciences,[2] a recipient of the Ames Award,[4] Hillebrand Award,[4] the Arthur S. Flemming award,[4] Gairdner Award,[4] the Van Slyke Award[4] chief of the laboratory in the National Heart Institute,[4] He was also a member the American Chemical Society, the American Society of Biological Chemists, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, and American Association for the Advancement of Science.[4]

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