- Sir Howard Walter,1898–1968, Australian pathologist in England: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1945.
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And I suppose Florey swallowed his knife, and threw his own body into the lagoon!
It is certainly the Florey burden, going through all our family.
“My old malady, G—— is troubling me again,” Florey had written.
- Howard Walter, Baron Florey. 1898–1968, Australian pathologist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1945) with E. B. Chain and Alexander Fleming for their work on penicillin
Florey(flôr′ē)Howard Walter 1898-1968
- Australian-born British pathologist. He shared a 1945 Nobel Prize for isolating and purifying penicillin.
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- Australian-born British pathologist who developed and purified penicillin with Ernst Chain in 1939. For this work, Florey and Chain shared a 1945 Nobel Prize with Alexander Fleming, who first discovered the antibiotic in 1928. Florey also supervised the clinical testing and mass production of the drug in the United States.
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