- Name: Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
- Born: 07/19/1921
- Died: 05/30/2011 (89 years old)
- Known for: Radioimmunoassay (RIA)
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow (July 19, 1921 – May 30, 2011) was an American medical physicist, and a co-winner of the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (together with Roger Guillemin and Andrew Schally) for development of the radioimmunoassay (RIA) technique. She was the second woman (the first being Gerty Cori), and the first American-born woman, to be awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine.
Birth Name: Rosalyn Sussman
School: Hunter College, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Alias: Rosalyn Sussman
Birth Place: New York City, U.S.
Death Place: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Rosalyn Sussman Yalow quotes :
The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.Rosalyn Sussman Yalow
The failure of women to have reached positions of leadership has been due in large part to social and professional discrimination.Rosalyn S. Yalow