Born on 29th of March 1927
Died on 19th of November 2004
Born 1927. Died 2004 - English pharmacologist and Nobel Prize winner.
Studied at Birmingham and Oxford. Discovered a type of prostaglandin which inhibits blood clots. Highlighted the role of aspirin in treating pain. Shared the 1982 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine for this work. Knighted in 1984.
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1982/vane- Nobel site
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