Gertrude B. Elion

About Gertrude B. Elion

Birth Day: January 23, 1918
Birth Place: New York City, NY
Birth Sign: Aquarius

Gertrude B. Elion Net Worth

Gertrude B. Elion net worth and salary: Gertrude B. Elion is a Pharmacologist who has a net worth of $160 billion. Gertrude B. Elion was born in New York City, in January 23, 1918. Pioneer pharmacologist who was awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for developing new drugs leukemia, gout, and malaria among others. She became the first woman to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1991.
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💰 Net worth: $160 billion (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

Pioneer pharmacologist who was awarded the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for developing new drugs leukemia, gout, and malaria among others. She became the first woman to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1991.

Before Fame

She earned her masters degree from New York University in 1941.

Trivia

Her methods would be used to play a key role in the development of the AIDS medication AZT and in 1991 she became the first woman to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Family Life

She had a long relationship with Leonard Canter, but was never married.

Associated With

She joined Paul Ehrlich as Nobel laureate in 1988.