Sunday, November 20, 2011

Thankful Day #13

Thankful Day #13: I am thankful for this stern-looking gentleman's discovery and its derivatives. Edward C. Kendall won the 1950 Nobel prize in Medicine for his discovery of cortisone, a steroid hormone, while working at Mayo Clinic. Until then, there was no way to treat crippling, painful autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

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