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Title: Carl F. Cori Oral HistoryAdd to your cart.
ID: OH/OH056
Extent: 0.05 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 10/18/1982
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Carl Cori was a 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 of Medicine in 1947.
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Preferred Citation: Carl F. Cori Oral History, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.
Collection Material Type: Oral History
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