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[hich-ingz] /ˈhɪtʃ ɪŋz/

George Herbert, 1905–98, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize 1988.

Hitchings Hitch·ings (hĭch’ĭngz), George Herbert. Born 1905.

American biochemist. He shared a 1988 Nobel Prize for developing drugs to treat leukemia and gout.
American pharmacologist who with his colleague Gertrude Elion developed drugs to treat leukemia and malaria, gout, herpes, and urinary and respiratory tract infections. He and Elion shared with Sir James Black the 1988 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.


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