Rosalyn Yalow, Nobel Laureate: Her Life and Work in Medicine: a Biographical Memoir

Rosalyn Yalow, Nobel Laureate: Her Life and Work in Medicine: a Biographical Memoir

Rosalyn Yalow, Nobel Laureate: Her Life and Work in Medicine: a Biographical Memoir

Rosalyn Yalow, Nobel Laureate: Her Life and Work in Medicine: a Biographical Memoir

Synopsis

In 1977, Rosalyn Yalow, known as the "Madame Curie from the Bronx", was the second woman in history to win the Nobel Prize in medicine. In this biography (reprint of the 1998 publication), a colleague reveals the extraordinary intelligence and determination that led her to overcome countless obstacles as a woman scientist in a man's world.

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Ros Yalow and Sol Berson were the Toscaninis of the field . . . Most others were, if not organ-grinders, followers. rolf luft, M.D. Professor Emeritus of Endocrinology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

It is an undeniable fact there is no way for a smart woman to be public without being seen as a treacherous Lady Macbeth figure or bitch goddess. erica jong

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