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On December 10, 1947, Gerty Theresa Cori was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, together with her husband and professional partner, Carl F. Cori, and the Argentine scientist Bernardo A Houssay. In doing so, Gerty Cori became the first American woman to win the Nobel Prize in this category, and the first Jewish woman to win a Nobel Prize in the sciences in general. Beyond her significant...