TITLE

Hench, Philip Showalter

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Hench, Philip Showalter (1896-1965), an American physician, won the 1950 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine with his research partner, Edward Calvin Kendall, for their work with hormones of the pituitary gland and the adrenal cortex. They shared the prize with Swiss biochemist Tadeus Reichstein, who had worked separately on similar studies of the two hormones, cortisone and ACTH.
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37309091

 

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