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Dorothy Hansine Andersen was the first American doctor to identify and describe cystic fibrosis.

Llamarada photo of Dorothy Hansine Andersen :: Archives & Special Collections Digital Images. Andersen, a Mount Holyoke alumna, was the first American doctor to identify and describe cystic fibrosis.

British biophysicist Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958) took the photo that led to the discovery of the DNA double helix, but all recognition went to male colleagues Watson and Crick.

Rosalind Franklin British biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer who made critical contributions to the understanding of the fine molecular structures of DNA.

Aeronautical engineer Laurel van der Wal had a career as a model, art instructor, & deputy sheriff before training to be a pilot. At UC she became an aeronautical engineer, winning the Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award in '61 when she was head of bioastronautics at Space Technology Labs. The press release emphasized that the "pretty head of bioastronautics at Space Technology Laboratories, Inc." was a "former model" even though LA Times had just named her Woman Scientist of the…

Aeronautical engineer Laurel van der Wal had a career as a model, art instructor, & deputy sheriff before training to be a pilot.

Dr. Virginia Apgar at age 20: surgeon, scientist, anesthesiologist | Her rapid method for assessing newborn viability, the "Apgar score," has been standard practice since it's development in the early 1950s and adopted by obstetric teams. The method reduced infant mortality and laid the foundations of neonatology....

Not often we see an image of her at this younger age! Virginia Apgar Founder of the field of neonatology and inventor of the 'Apgar score' a system of assessment that has drastically reduced infant mortality globally.

Buy a t-shirt to support Kahner's Krew T-shirt Sale! Please share! We need a cure for Cystic Fibrosis! 100% goes to the Foundation!  The walk is on May 2nd! Thank you for you help!!! :)

Buy a t-shirt to support Kahner's Krew T-shirt Sale! We need a cure for Cystic Fibrosis! goes to the Foundation! The walk is on May Thank you for you help!

Pregnant in Auschwitz: Toronto Holocaust survivor recalls split-second decision that saved her and unborn son

Neat connection to Timmins ON. Pregnant in Auschwitz: Toronto Holocaust survivor recalls split-second decision that saved her and unborn son

2013 CFRI Cystic Fibrosis in the Classroom:  Email this pdf to all teachers/administrators that work with your child with CF.

2013 CFRI Cystic Fibrosis in the Classroom: Email this pdf to all teachers/administrators that work with your child with CF. it's very informative and could help teachers make school better for your child with CF.

My name is Alaina and I’m one of the organizers behind “breathe wyOMing”, along with my sister, Jennifer.  At the age of 5, my sister was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. I grew up watching her take enormous amounts of medications just so she could digest her food. I grew up helping to pound on her back (percussion) to help break up mucus in her lungs. I grew up spending many hours playing in the waiting room of the Denver Children’s Hospital while she underwent a multitude of tests. But, I…

My name is Alaina and I’m one of the organizers behind “breathe wyOMing”, along with my sister, Jennifer. At the age of 5, my sister was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. I grew up watching her take enormous amounts of medications just so she could digest her food. I grew up helping to pound on her back (percussion) to help break up mucus in her lungs. I grew up spending many hours playing in the waiting room of the Denver Children’s Hospital while she underwent a multitude of tests. But, I…

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is cultured in biofilms in the respiratory tract of patients with cystic fibrosis. Ultimately, lung infection by P. aeruginosa can lead to death.    Image Source: Science Photo Library.

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is cultured in biofilms in the respiratory tract of patients with cystic fibrosis. Ultimately, lung infection by P. aeruginosa can lead to death.

Little 4 year old Michael affected by cystic fibrosis.

Children affected by cystic fibrosis

Portrait of Mother Superior Alfonse, who hid Jewish children from the Nazis in the Dominican Convent of Lubbeek near Hasselt.

via Kim Ellis: Portrait of Mother Superior Alfonse, who hid Jewish children from the Nazis in the Dominican Convent of Lubbeek near Hasselt. Yad Vashem recognized her as "Righteous Among the Nations." Belgium, wartime — US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Buy a t-shirt to support Kahner's Krew. Please share!

Buy a t-shirt to support Kahner's Krew.

Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis... - Flexin' my complexion

Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis African American Sculptor. She had a Chippewa mother and a free black father; orphaned at age twelve, she was adopted. She studied in Rome and worked and exhibited with Harriet Hosmer, and others.

Faces of CF - Jen – breathe wyOMing 5k & yoga event for cystic fibrosis

Faces of CF - Jen – breathe wyOMing & yoga event for cystic fibrosis

La médica y patóloga Dorothy Hansine Andersen (1901-1963) nació un 15 de mayo. Fue la primera persona en reconocer la fibrosis quística como una enfermedad,

Dorothy Hansine Andersen, first doctor/researcher to describe cystic fibrosis and trainer of heart surgeons in early century

La bioquímica Florence Barbara Seibert (1897-1991) nació un 6 de octubre

Florence Barbara Seibert was born in Easton, Pennsylvania on October 1897 (d. August She was an American biochemist known for isolating a pure form of tuberculin used in the standard TB test. She is a member of the U. National Womens Hall of Fame.

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