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

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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, 1931-1957. 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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referencedIn Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009. Papers, 1947-1980. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf [Gerty Theresa Cori, biographical materials]. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Hassid, William Zev, 1897-1974. William Zev Hassid papers, 1915-1974. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984. Carl F. Cori papers, 1919-1984. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Guze, Samuel B., 1923-. Oral history interview with Samuel B. Guze, 1994. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Cori, C. F. (Carl Ferdinand), 1896-1984,. Oral history interview with Carl F. Cori, 1982. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical 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 Haurowitz, Felix, 1896-1987. Mss., 1920-1985 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Mildred Cohn papers, 1947-1980, 1947-1980 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Du Vigneaud, Vincent, 1901-1978 person
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Birth 1896-08-15

Death 1957-10-26



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