Gertrude Elion: Forging the path towards a cure for cancer

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Illustration of Gertrude Elion by Jasmin Joseph-Chazan; Jasmin is a second-year PhD student in the Immunology department at Harvard University. You can find her on Twitter as @chazanjasmin.

Photograph of Gertrude Elion is licensed under CC BY 4.0.

Cover image by Arek Socha from Pixabay.