Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984

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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, 1931-1966. Nobel prize in medicine with Gerty T. Cori, 1947.

From the description of Carl F. Cori papers, 1919-1984. 1919-1984. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28392255

Carl Ferdinand Cori, 1896-1984, MD, 1920, German University of Prague, won the 1947 Nobel Prize in medicine and physiology with his wife, Gerty Theresa, for their joint research that resulted in the discovery of the catalytic metabolism of glycogen, part of the body's storage system. Cori was named Visiting Professor of Biological Chemistry at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in 1966.

From the description of Papers, 1940s-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84430590

Biochemist, 1896-1984. Carl Cori received his medical degree from the University of Prague in 1920, where he met his future wife and frequent collaborator, Gerty Theresa Radnitz. Cori emigrated to the U.S. in 1922 and became a U.S. citizen in 1928. In 1931 Cori joined the faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine, where he served as head of the Department of Pharmacology (1931-1947) and then head of the Department of Biochemistry (1947-1964). Cori, his wife, and Bernardo Houssay of Argentina were the co-winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1947.

From the description of Oral history interview with Carl F. Cori, 1982. 1982 (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 61332018

Biochemist, educator.

From the description of Reminiscences of Carl Ferdinand Cori : oral history, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122419269

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creatorOf Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984,. Oral history interview with Carl F. Cori, 1982. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984. Carl F. Cori papers, 1919-1984. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984. Letters, 1968-1983, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Cori, Gerty T. (Gerty Theresa), 1896-1957. Gerty T. Cori papers, 1911-1973. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Danforth, William H. (William Henry), 1926-. Oral history interview with William H. Danforth, 2007. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Schmitt, Francis Otto, 1903-1995,. Oral history interview with Francis Otto Schmitt, 1982. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Nathans, Daniel, 1928-1999. Oral history interview with Daniel Nathans, 1979. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Mildred Cohn papers, 1947-1980, 1947-1980 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984. Papers, 1940s-1960. Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Iltis, Hugo, b. 1882. Hugo Iltis Collection. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Meyerhof, Otto, 1884-1951. Papers, 1900-1980. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
creatorOf Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984. Reminiscences of Carl Ferdinand Cori : oral history, 1964. Nolan, Norton & Company, Incorporated
creatorOf Hassid, William Zev, 1897-1974. William Zev Hassid papers, 1915-1974. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Long, C. N. H. (Cyril Norman Hugh), 1901-1970. Papers, 1920-1970. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf [Carl Ferdinand Cori, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Haurowitz mss., 1920-1985 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Cyril Long papers, 1920-1970, 1920-1970 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Guze, Samuel B., 1923-. Oral history interview with Samuel B. Guze, 1994. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn King, M. Kenton (Morris Kenton), 1924-. Oral history interview with M. Kenton King, 1991-92. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984. Correspondence, 1979, from Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
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Birth 1896-12-05

Death 1984-10-20

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