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Rachel Fuller Brown (1898 - 1980)

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Rachel Fuller Brown
Born in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Died in Albany, Albany, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 18 Sep 2019 | Created 7 Jan 2019 | Last significant change: 18 Sep 2019
12:03: Lesley Leamon edited the Biography for Rachel Fuller Brown (1898-1980). [Thank Lesley for this]
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Rachel Fuller Brown was the daughter of George Brown and Annie Fuller and was born in 1898.

Rachel was a chemist best known for her long-distance collaboration with microbiologist Elizabeth Lee Hazen in developing the first useful antifungal antibiotic, nystatin, while doing research for the Division of Laboratories and Research of the New York State Department of Health. Brown received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and her Ph.D from the University of Chicago. She was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1994.


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