Gerty Cori – the first female Nobel Prize winner

Gerty Cori after facing a lot of obstacles, the highpoint of her career was her Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1947 – as first woman. Just 2 women won a Nobel Prize in science before: Marie Curie and her daughter Iréne Joliot-Curie. Gerty Theresa Radnitz (1896-1957) was born in Prague, when it was … Continue reading Gerty Cori – the first female Nobel Prize winner