Cori, Carl Ferdinand (1896–1984)

Carl and Gerty Cori

Photo credit: Jeff Miller, Oregon State University.

Carl Cori was a Czech-born American biochemist who shared the 1947 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with his wife, Gerty Theresa Radnitz Cori (1896–1957), for their joint elucidation of the processes by which glycogen is broken down and reformed in the body. (B. A. Houssay also shared in 1947 Nobel Prize.)