Prof. Victor Hruby University of Arizona, USA

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Victor J. Hruby is a Regents Professor at the University of Arizona. He received his undergraduate training at the University of North Dakota and his PhD from Cornell University. After studying peptide chemistry with Nobel Laureate Vincent du Vigneaud, he joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Arizona... read morein 1968. His major research interests are in peptide hormone and neurotransmitter chemistry, biology and biophysics, especially the chemical biology of human behavior and disease states including diabetes, cancer, obesity, pigmentary disorders, sexual function and pain, especially prolonged and neuropathic pain.