Group portrait of Dr. Michael Somogyi (1883-1971) and unidentified female laboratory assistants at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. A Hungarian American professor of biochemistry at the Washington University and Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, Dr. Somogyi is best known for his preparation of the first insulin treatment given to a child with diabetes in the United States in October 1922. In 1926, Somogyi became the first biochemist appointed to the staff of the newly-opened Jewish Hospital of St. Louis and remained there as director of the clinical laboratory until his retirement in 1957.
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“Dr. Michael Somogyi and Female Laboratory Assistants at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis,” 1940–1949. Photographs from the Dr. Michael Somogyi Collection, Box 1. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/hhd98st.
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