Gerty Cori

Gerty Theresa Cori (née Radnitz; August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957) wis a Czech-American biochemist wha acame the third woman—an first American woman—tae win a Nobel Prize in science, an the first woman tae be awairdit the Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine.

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Gerty Cori
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Gerty Cori in 1947
BornGerty Theresa Radnitz
15 August 1896(1896-08-15)
Prague, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Dee'd26 October 1957(1957-10-26) (aged 61)
Glendale, Missouri, USA
Cause o daith
ResidenceUnitit States
Ither namesGerty Theresa Cori
CitizenshipUnitit States
Alma materKarl-Ferdinands-Universität in Prague
Kent forExtensive resairch on carbohydrate metabolism; descrived the Cori cycle; identified Glucose 1-phosphate
Hauf-marrae(s)Carl Ferdinand Cori (m. 1920–1957)
AwairdsMony awairds an recogneetions, includin Nobel Prize in Pheesiology or Medicine (1947)
Garvan–Olin Medal (1948)