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Olivia Reading
Olivia Reading • 2 years ago

Elizabeth Lee Hazen (1885-1975) American microbiologist best known for her contribution to the development of the first anti-fungal drug, nystatin. She and her co-researcher donated their royalties (over 13 million dollars) to a trust fund for advancing women in science.

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