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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


     Women scientists



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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