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Co·hen(kō′ən), Stanley Born 1922.
American biochemist who shared a 1986 Nobel Prize for identifying a protein that promotes nerve cell growth.
Cohen, Stanley Norman Born 1935.
American physician and geneticist whose work with Herbert Boyer on bacterial plasmids laid the groundwork for the development of genetic engineering.
1. (Biography) Leonard. born 1934, Canadian singer, songwriter, and poet; recordings include Songs of Leonard Cohen (1968), Songs of Love and Hate (1971), I'm Your Man (1988), and Ten New Songs (2001)
2. (Biography) Stanley. born 1922, US biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1986
(Judaism) a variant spelling of Kohen
Co•hen(ˈkoʊ ən, koʊˈhɛn)
n., pl. Co•ha•nim (ˌkoʊ hɑˈnim) Co•hens.
a member of the Jewish priestly class descended from Aaron, now having honorific duties and prerogatives.
[< Hebrew kōhēn priest]