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Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (1893-1986), Hungarian-US biochemist, at the time of his appointment to the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Szent-Gyorgyi was born in Budapest, Hungary. His major work was on ascorbic acid (vitamin C), a compound he had isolated at Cambridge in 1928. For this he won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1937. By 1935 he was studying the biochemistry of muscle. In 1947, he emigrated to the USA where he worked on the thymus gland and cancer. He was a research fellow at the NIH from 1948 to 1950. Photographed circa 1948.
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