Elion, Gertrude

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Title: Elion, Gertrude
Description: Gertrude Elion, Ph.D., was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, formerly of NCI, who shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with George H. Hitchings and Sir James Black. Working alone as well as with Hitchings and Black, Elion developed a multitude of new drugs, using innovative research methods that would later lead to the development of the AIDS drug AZT.
Subjects (names): Gertrude Elion
Topics/Categories: Historical -- People
National Cancer Institute -- People
Type: B&W, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Date Created: 1980
Date Added: February 26, 2010
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.