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Sarah Hestrin-Lerner

(1918- )

HESTRIN-LERNER, SARAH (1918– ), physiologist. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, Hestrin-Lerner immigrated to Erez Israel in 1932. She studied zoology at the Hebrew University and received her doctorate in pathological physiology. She was awarded the Israel Prize for medicine in 1955.

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