Szent-Györgyi, Albert, 1893-1986Alternative names
From the description of Reminiscences of Albert Szent-Gyorgyi : oral history, 1964. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86147561
Hungarian-born biochemist. Winner of the 1937 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for the isolation and synthesis of vitamin C. Emigrated to the United States in 1947.
From the description of Albert Szent-Györgyi papers, 1908-1986 (bulk 1947-1986). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981945
Dr. Szent-Györgyi received the Nobel Prize in 1937 for his work on the isolation of ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
From the description of Albert Szent-Györgyi [sound recording] : an oral history / interviewed by Harlan B. Phillips, June 17-22 and Sept. 10-13, 1967. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 49322576
1893, Sept. 16:
Born, Budapest, Hungary
M.D., University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary Married Cornelia Demeny (divorced 1941)
Researcher, Pharmacology Institute, Elizabeth University, Pozsony, Hungary, and studies in Prague, Czechoslovakia, and Berlin, Germany
Institute for Tropical Hygiene, Hamburg, Germany
1921- 1922: Researcher, Pharmacology Institute, University of Leiden, Leiden, Holland
1922- 1926: Assistant to the professor of physiology, Laboratory of Physiology, University of Groningen, Gronigen, Holland
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
1927- 1930: Fellow, Rockefeller Foundation, Biochemical Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
Researcher, Division of Chemistry, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.
1931- 1945: Professor of Medical Chemistry, Institute of Medical Chemistry, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology for isolation and synthesis of vitamin C
Married Marta Borbiro (died 1963)
1945- 1947: Institute of Biochemistry, University of Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Emigrated to the United States
1947- 1973: Director of Research, Institute for Muscle Research, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass.
Lasker Award, American Heart Association
1973- 1986: Scientific Director, National Foundation for Cancer Research, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Mass.
Award of the International Society for Quantum Chemistry
1986, Oct. 22:
Died, Woods Hole, Mass.
From the guide to the Albert Szent-Györgyi Papers, 1908-1986, (bulk 1947-1986), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)
- Ascorbic Acid--Interview
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975
- Biological laboratories--Massachusetts--Woods Hole
- Nobel prizes
- Biological laboratories
- Vitamin C
- Muscle contraction
- Ascorbic Acid--Autobiography
- Massachusetts--Woods Hole (as recorded)