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George H. Hitchings

George H. Hitchings

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1988
Co Nobelists Sir James W. Black, Gertrude B. Elion

Chemist, Pharmacologist. Discovered principles for drug treatment; developed drugs - anticancer, immunosuppressive, antiviral, antibacterial, anti-gout, anti-malarial. Purines. 6-mercaptopurine, Imuran, allopurinol, pyramethamine, trimethoprim, Acyclovir.

“My greatest satisfaction … save lives, relieve suffering. At baptism, my father dedicated my life to service of mankind. Very proud … able to fulfill his hopes.”


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Find in a library near you. In OCLC Worldcat website search box, copy and paste name of laureate. Click. In list of books, click book of interest to you. Computer probably uses a 5-digit zip code of your physical location. Scroll down to libraries near you which possess book. Possibly more than one person with same name.

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Name: George Herbert Hitchings
Birth: 18 April 1905, Hoquiam, WA, USA
Death: 27 February 1998, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Institution: Wellcome Research Laboratories, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
Award: "for their discoveries of important principles for drug treatment."
Portion of Cash: 1/3
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