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L.D. Bell High School Graduate Wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Posted 10/05/2017 03:59PM

Michael W. Young, announced Monday as a winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, is a 1967 graduate of L.D. Bell High School. Young and two peers were honored for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling circadian rhythm. After graduating from L.D. Bell High School, he continued his studies at the University of Texas at Austin and Stanford University School of Medicine. Young joined his current institution, Rockefeller University, in 1978.

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Black and white yearbook photo of Young next to his present-day photo.
Photo from Rockefeller University by Mario Morgado; inset from 1967 L.D. Bell High School Yearbook.

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