Gerty Theresa Cori


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Cori, Gerty Theresa:

see under Cori, Carl FerdinandCori, Carl Ferdinand,
1896–1984, and Gerty Theresa Cori
, 1896–1957, American biochemists, b. Prague. Soon after receiving their medical degrees and marrying, they emigrated to the United States (1922), where they pursued their joint researches into the
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Very few women, such as the recipients of the Nobel Science Awards, including Marie Curie, Dorothy Hodgkin, Maria Goeppert-Mayer, Donna Strickland, Gerty Theresa Cori, and Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, have achieved significant success through arduous struggles.