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Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and Rachel Brown (1898-1980)

Subject: Hazen, Elizabeth Lee 1888-

       Brown, Rachel 1898-1980

       New York (State) Dept. of Health

 

Type: Black-and-White Prints

 

Date: 10/28/1955

 

Topic: Microbiology

     Chemistry

     Women scientists

     Chemotherapy

 

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-3566]

 

Summary: In 1950, microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1888-1975) and chemist Rachel Brown (1898-1980), Division of Laboratories and Research, New York State Department of Health, Albany, developed an effective antifungal agent (nystatin) for yeast infections. This photograph was distributed in 1955 when Hazen and Brown were given the first Squibb Award for achievements in chemotherapy.

 

Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

Persistent URL:Link to data base record

 

Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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