Gerty Cori

Timeline:  August 15, 1896 – October 26, 1957 Place of study:  University College, London, United Kingdom Karl-Ferdinands-Universität, Prague  State Institute for the Study of Malignant Diseases, New York. Famous for:  Investigating carbohydrate metabolism.   Discovery of the mechanism by which glycogen is broken down in muscle tissue into lactic acid and then resynthesized in the […]