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Ariel Hollinshead Hyun ’51

Ariel, a pioneering cancer scientist and professor emerita of medicine at George Washington University, died Sept. 10, 2019.

A former national president of Graduate Women in Science, Ariel carried out groundbreaking clinical research on tumor antigens, cancer vaccines, and immunotherapy, much of which is of ongoing foundational significance today. Among many honors, she was named the USA Bicentennial Medical Woman of the Year in 1976 by the Joint Board of Medical Colleges.

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