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Gertrude B. Elion

Born Gertrude Belle Elion
January 23, 1918(1918-01-23)
New York City
Died February 21, 1999(1999-02-21) (aged 81)
North Carolina
Notable awards Garvan-Olin Medal (1968),
Nobel Prize in Medicine (1988)
National Medal of Science (1991)
Lemelson-MIT Lifetime Achievement Award (1997)
National Inventors Hall of Fame (1991) (first woman to be inducted)

Gertrude Belle Elion (January 23, 1918 – February 21, 1999)[1] was an American biochemist and pharmacologist. In 1988, she received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Sources

  1. Avery, Mary Ellen (December 12, 2008). Fellows of the Royal Society 54: 161-168. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2007.0051 .



This person won a Nobel Prize