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Hodgkin Hodg·kin (hŏj'kĭn), Sir Alan Lloyd. Born 1914.
British physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on the action of nerve impulses.
Hodgkin , Dorothy Mary Crowfoot. Born 1910.
Egyptian-born British chemist. She won a 1964 Nobel Prize for determining the structure of compounds needed to combat pernicious anemia.
Hodgkin , Thomas. 1798-1866.
British physician who developed criteria for classifying the malignancy of a cancer. He was the first to describe (1832) Hodgkin's disease.
British chemist who used x-ray techniques to determine the structure of several complex molecules, including penicillin (1942-45) and vitamin B12 (1948-56). For this work she received the 1964 Nobel Prize for chemistry. She later used more advanced computing methods to analyze the structure of insulin.