Franklin Laureate Database
Joe Milton McCord
Robert Donner Professor of Medicine, Webb-Waring Institute for Biomedical Research, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Subject: Life Science
Citation: For dicovering the biology of free radical reactions in living organisms.
Recipient of The Elliott Cresson Medal, along with Irwin Fridovich, for their work of discovering and elucidating the biology of free radical reactions and their enzymatic controls of living organisms, as well as the pathology of free radical diseases.
McCord received his Ph.D. from Duke University in biochemistry in 1970.