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Gertrude Elion, 1918 - 1999

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Gertrude Elion discussing her eagerness to attend school as a young child Bella International Productions, Inc. audio/mpeg
Gertrude Elion discussing the importance to her of letters from patients helped by her medications Bella International Productions, Inc. audio/mpeg
Gertrude Elion discussing the principles that underlay her and Hitchings' original research strategy TWIi audio/mpeg
Aerial view of building housing Burroughs Wellcome laboratory GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Article from Burroughs Wellcome newsletter announcing Gertrude Elion's receipt of the American Chemical Society's Garvan Medal Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Bertha and Gertrude Elion Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Excerpt from Gertrude Elion's college chemistry notebook Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Excerpt from Gertrude Elion's laboratory notebook GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
George Hitchings GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion and George Hitchings GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion and George Hitchings working in the laboratory GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion and her fiancé, Leonard Canter Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion and her fiancé, Leonard Canter Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion at Harvard Medical School with Dr. Roy Calne, Dr. George Hitchings, Dr. Donald Searle, Dr. Hager, and Dr. Joseph, Murray, and the dogs Tweedledum, Tweedledee, Titus, and Lollipop (recipient of the first successful foreign kidney transplant) GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion in Antarctica, on one of her many trips Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion preparing radioactive 6-MP, Tuckahoe GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion receiving the Nobel Prize from King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden Scanpix Scandinavia image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with a young leukemia patient St. Jude Children's Research Hospital image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with colleagues in Burroughs Wellcome laboratory GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with Dr. S. Bushby (left) and Dr. George Hitchings GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with George Hitchings GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with George Hitchings just after receiving her first honorary doctorate, from George Washington University Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with her family and the King and Queen of Sweden at the Nobel Prize awards ceremony Scanpix Scandinavia image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with muppet Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion with other recipients at the Nobel Prize awards ceremony Scanpix Scandinavia image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion working in her lab GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion's college graduation photograph Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion's high school graduation photograph Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion's junior high report card Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Kenneth Pack, recovered from leukemia Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Letter from Babi E. Emmanuel to Gertrude Elion Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Letter from George Hitchings to Milan Logan Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Letter from Gertrude Elion to Ted Pack Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Letter from Kate Moynihan to Gertrude Elion Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Letter from Sharyn Cohn, kidney transplant recipient, to Gertrude Elion Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Letter of thanks to Gertrude Elion Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Letters from Ted Pack to Gertrude Elion Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Newspaper clipping announcing Gertrude Elion's college graduation Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Patent granted to George Hitchings and Gertrude Elion for 6-Mercaptopurine Estate of Gertrude B. Elion image/jpeg
Staff of Wellcome Research Labs GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Way Cool Scientist trading card featuring Gertrude Elion GlaxoSmithKline Inc. Heritage Center image/jpeg
Gertrude Elion discussing George Hitchings' efforts to get her into the American Society of Biological Chemists Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion discussing her reaction to seeing leukemia patients in remission due to her drug Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion discussing her surprise at hearing she had won the Nobel Prize Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion discussing the difficulty of her initial job search Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion discussing the effect of her grandfather's death on her decision to become a chemist Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion discussing the excitement of her lab's success with the first anti-viral medication Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion discussing the excitement of the Nobel ceremony Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion discussing the Nobel Prize and the responsibility it gave her to encourage young people to enter scientific careers Bella International Productions, Inc. video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion receiving the Nobel Prize TWIi video/x-flv
Gertrude Elion's views on the problems facing women in the workplace, at the beginning of her career and today TWIi video/x-flv
The processional at the Nobel Awards ceremony TWIi video/x-flv
To Elion, the letters and photos she received from patients were the real reward. TWIi video/x-flv

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