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Frederick Naftolin, M.D., D.Phil.

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2003 - Winter


Frederick Naftolin, M.D., D.Phil., professor of obstetrics and gynecology and professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, received the Arnaldo Bruno International Prize for Gynecology from the National Academy of Italy. The prize was presented in June by the president of the academy. Also present at the award ceremony was the president of the Republic of Italy. Naftolin, honored for his “superior scientific activity,” has spent more than three decades studying the metabolism and action of ovarian steroid hormones, particularly estrogen and its congeners.

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