- Carl Ferdinand,1896–1984, and his wife, Gerty Theresa, 1896–1957, U.S. biochemists, born in Austria-Hungary: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1947.
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When Reprieve lawyer Cori Crider first met Hisham Sliti, she wore a hijab out of respect for his religion.The Faces of Guantánamo
September 3, 2013
He would give some to Cori, who had younger children, and she would give them most of the gift.
Cori followed because she had children, and they were safer where Burl led than anywhere else.
She gave the child to Cori and confidently moved to follow him.
At all events, we may be sure that it is of far later date than Cori and Alatri.
But the change has been less destructive to Cori than in many other places.
- Carl Ferdinand. 1896–1984, US biochemist, born in Bohemia; shared a Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1947) with his wife Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896–1957) and Bernardo Houssay, for elucidating the stages of glycolysis
Cori(kôr′ē)Gerty Theresa Radnitz 1896-1957
- Czech-born American biochemist. She shared a 1947 Nobel Prize with her husband, Carl Ferdinand Cori (1896-1984), and Bernardo A. Houssay for discovering the intermediate steps in glycogen-glucose conversion.
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