Cori, Gerty T. (Gerty Theresa), 1896-1957

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Birth 1896-08-15
Death 1957-10-26

Biographical notes:

Mildred Cohn was a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several universities (George Washington University, 1937-1938; Cornell University, 1938-1946; Washington University, 1946-1960; Harvard Medical School, 1950-1951). In 1960 she moved to the University of Pennsylvania, where she was professor of biophysics and physical chemistry, 1961-1978; Benjamin Rush Professor of Physiological Chemistry, 1978-1982; and professor emeritus of physiological chemistry, 1982-2009.

From the guide to the Mildred Cohn papers, 1947-1980, 1947-1980, (American Philosophical Society)

Biochemist and educator. Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.).

School of Medicine, 1931-1957. Nobel prize in physiology or medicine with Carl Cori, 1947.

From the description of Gerty T. Cori papers, 1911-1973. 1911-1973. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 29541484

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  • Women in science
  • Medicine--Research--United States
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology--history
  • Biophysics
  • Medical sciences
  • Biochemistry--history
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance
  • Molecular biology

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