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Herbert Tabor
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Born (1918-11-28)November 28, 1918
New York City, US
Died August 20, 2020(2020-08-20) (aged 101)
Alma mater Harvard University (BA, MD)
Spouse(s)
Celia White (m. 1946–2012)
Children 4
Awards William C. Rose Award (1995)
Scientific career
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Herbert Tabor (November 28, 1918 – August 20, 2020) was an American biochemist and physician-scientist. His works focused in polyamines and their role in human health and disease.

Tabor was a principal investigator at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases where he led the pharmacological section. He was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Biological Chemistry from 1971 to 2010.

Tabor was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1977.

Tabor died at his home in Bethesda, Maryland on August 20, 2020 at the age of 101.

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