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This edition: Dr. Gertrude B. Elion

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 30, 1998.

Lou Massa speaks with Dr. Gertrude B. Elion, Scientist Emer. for the Glaxo-Wellcome Company. Dr. Elion talks about her work on cancer treatment. After a short history of her life and education, she talks about how her career sprouted and lead to a drug to help fight leukemia.

Guest List

Dr. Gertrude B. Elion Scientist Emeritus , Glaxo Wellcome Inc.

Mr. Manning Marable Professor of Chemistry and Physics, Hunter College/CUNY