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Peter Agre
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Peter Agre in 2011
Born January 30, 1949 (1949-01-30) (age 72)
Nationality United States
Alma mater Augsburg College (B.A., 1970)
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (M.D., 1974)
University Hospitals Case Medical Center (1975-1978)
North Carolina Memorial Hospital (1978-1981)
Known for Aquaporins
Awards Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2003) Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships (2014)
Scientific career
Fields Medicine

Peter Agre (born January 30, 1949) is an American physician and molecular biologist. He was a professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

In 2003, Agre and Roderick MacKinnon shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "discoveries concerning channels in cell membranes." A

In 2009, Agre was elected president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and became active in science diplomacy.

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