George Wald (November 18, 1906 – April 12, 1997) was an American scientist who is best known for his work with pigments in the retina. He won a share of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Haldan Keffer Hartline and Ragnar Granit.
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... Wald was born in New York City to Isaac Wald and Ernestine Rosenmann, Jewish immigrant parents ... Wald used this grant to work in Germany with Otto Heinrich Warburg where he identified vitamin A in the retina ... Wald then went on to work in Zurich, Switzerland with the discoverer of vitamin A, Paul Karrer ...
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