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Wylie Vale, Jr.

AKA Wylie Walker Vale, Jr.

Born: 3-Jul-1941
Birthplace: Houston, TX
Died: 3-Jan-2012
Location of death: Hana, HI
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Doctor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Endocrinologist at Salk Institute

Identified key hormones in the body, responsible for growth, reproduction, etc.

Father: Wylie Vale (architect)
Mother: Alliene Crittenden Guinn (b. 25-Sep-1918, d. 21-Nov-2010)
Brother: Shannon T. Vale (b. 1955)
Wife: Mary Elizabeth ("Betty", until his death, two daughters)
Daughter: Elizabeth Gandhi
Daughter: Susannah Howieson

    High School: St. John's School, Houston, TX (1959)
    University: BA Biology, Rice University (1963)
    University: PhD Physiology and Biochemistry, Baylor College of Medicine (1964)

    Salk Institute for Biological Studies Head, Clayton Foundation Laboratories
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies (1970-2012)
    Member of the Board of Acceleron Pharma, Inc.
    Member of the Board of Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (1992-2012)
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Endocrine Society Past President
    Institute of Medicine
    International Society of Endocrinology Past President
    National Academy of Sciences 1992
    Salk Institute for Biological Studies Trustee

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