The Lost Women of Science, Episode 1: The Question Mark (Audio) – Scientific American

Read article - Features Brian O’Sullivan, professor of pediatrics and co-director of the pediatric cystic fibrosis center, on The Lost Women of Science. O’Sullivan pays tribute to Dorothy Andersen in the history of cystic fibrosis. “There’s the old saying, ‘Luck favors the prepared mind.’ The luck was that she was in a position where she saw some children, unfortunately, who had died of this problem. The prepared mind is Dorothy. I mean, she’s just brilliant, and she put this puzzle together,” said O’Sullivan.