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Parent of Park Alumni Dr. Gregg Semenza Awarded 2019 Nobel Prize

Oct 7 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Gregg Semenza, parent of three Park alumni, on receiving the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine! Dr. Semenza, along with two other scientists, William G. Kaelin Jr. and Peter J. Ratcliffe, received the award “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”

Parent of Allie ’07, Evan ’14, and Gabe ’17, Dr. Semenza currently serves as the Director of the Vascular Program at the Institute for Cell Engineering at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Read more about Dr. Semenza’s research and the award in this New York Times article.

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