The scientist we are looking for this time co-developed the first antifungal antibiotic that was safe for human use. The medication is still used today and is on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines.
Our chemist worked together with a microbiologist on this breakthrough discovery in fighting fungal infections. The medication was commercially successful, but the duo did not keep the royalties for themselves. Instead, the money was used to fund further research and support female scientists.
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