Gertrude van Wagenen, a distinguished reproductive biologist, was also that much rarer type of individual, a gentlewoman scientist. In no sense a dilettante, her circumstances and physicial vigor enabled her to enjoy a cultured life in parallel with a professional scientific career.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Bettendorf
    • 1
  1. 1.Abteilung für klinische und experimentelle EndokrinologieUniversitäts-FrauenklinikHamburgBundesrepublik Deutschland

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