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Hitchings

[ hich-ingz ]
/ ˈhɪtʃ ɪŋz /
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noun
George Herbert, 1905–98, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1988.
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Hitchings
[ hĭchĭngz ]
George Herbert 1905-1998

American pharmacologist who with his colleague Gertrude Elion developed drugs to treat leukemia and malaria, gout, herpes, and urinary and respiratory tract infections. He and Elion shared with Sir James Black the 1988 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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