- George Herbert,1905–98, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1988.
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For some reason or other she saw that Mr. Hitchings looked greatly distressed.
Robert,” the Sheik paused because he was very sure of his grounds, “Hitchings.
It was mean, however, she thought of Mr. Hitchings not to have shown it to her.
Will you—O, will you, my dear Mr. Hitchings, do a moving picture for me?
But Mr. Hitchings—however did you come to have him for a friend?
Hitchings(hĭch′ĭngz)George Herbert 1905-1998
- American biochemist. He shared a 1988 Nobel Prize for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout.
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- 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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