Rachel Fuller

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty AR LLC PB00068179

Rachel Fuller was born in Springfield, Massachusetts back in 1898 to George and Annie. The family moved to Missouri until she was 14 when her parents divorced, so Rachel and her mother moved back to Springfield. She graduated from Central High School. A fried was so impressed by her determination to attend college, she paid for Rachel to go to Mount Holyoke College.

In 1920, she earned the B.A. in chemistry and history. In in26, she stared working at the Division of Laboratories and Research with the New York Department of Health. She helped develop a pneumonia vaccine that is still in sue to this day. Penicillin had been discovered in 1928, but one of the side effects would lead to sore mouths and upset stomachs. Other effects were attacking the central nervous system, athlete’s foot and ring worms. With the help of Elizabeth Lee Hazen, she discovered something that is still in use today.

What you may not know about Rachel Fuller Brown is that she was instrumental in the discovery of Fractions N and AN. She called it Nystatin which is now sold under the brand name of Mycostatin, it is used to treat infections of the skin such as diaper rash, thrush, esophageal candidiasis and vaginal yeast infections. Brown and Hazen received royalties of 13.4 million. She was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning James - her discoveries certainly paved the way for other vaccines.

Apr 16, 2019 04:21 AM #2
Donald Urschalitz
One World Realty Inc. - Jupiter, FL
P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County

Not only did she invent such a wonderful vaccines but was well rewarded for it.

Apr 16, 2019 04:44 AM #3
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, James, for sharing this interesting story.

Have an outstanding week.

Apr 16, 2019 04:48 AM #4
Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Good morning James,

Many a Parent has thanked her at the diaper change.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Apr 16, 2019 05:03 AM #5
faye schubert
Branson, MO
technology and marketing specialist

Oh, I've used nystatin quite a bit over the years. I now know who to recognize for that!

Apr 16, 2019 05:03 AM #6
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning James. What a great story of accomplishment this is. Good one.

Apr 16, 2019 05:12 AM #7
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. Another, who knew until today. Thanks! Enjoy your day!

Apr 16, 2019 05:25 AM #8
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Gotta wonder if she set up an endowment fund to help others get to/through college like someone else helped her James Dray .

Apr 16, 2019 05:43 AM #9
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

 People who invented products that we still use today after 100 years really encourage and inspire me James Dray 

Apr 16, 2019 07:01 AM #10
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Wow James,  Great information to know about her and glad that someone help her go to college.


Apr 16, 2019 09:37 AM #11
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi James Dray - I don't think I could have stated this any better than Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS. I am amazed at products that were invented over 100 years ago and the same concept is still in use. 

Apr 16, 2019 10:50 AM #12
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Such a smart woman!  Hey, you said that you could have met me in Durant, OK?  I will definitely have to keep that in mind if I drive to Texas again.  Sorry my friend, it would be really great to meet you!

Apr 16, 2019 11:08 AM #13
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello James- - - whoever paid for her college education obviously saw her brilliance.  Good for them and good for her.

Apr 16, 2019 11:16 AM #14
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


As Barbara said, Mount Holyoke is a wonderful school and I was delighted to attend it for a year.  What a great invention this lady created.  A

Apr 16, 2019 12:47 PM #15
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi James- given what they had to work with at the time, isn't it amazing at the many things that were invented. 

Apr 16, 2019 02:09 PM #16
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Rachel Fuller was a remarkable woman who probably saved countless lives due to her contributions the the medical field. Thanks for introducing her to all of us James!

Apr 16, 2019 03:37 PM #17
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

James love it another Woman and another one from Massachusetts:) Endre

Apr 17, 2019 12:32 AM #18
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

That is way above my paygrade for creative activity anbd discovery.

Apr 17, 2019 07:26 AM #19
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi James:

Well I learned all sorts of stuff in your post today! Rachel Fuller was a pretty impressive individual, and what a wonderful invention!


Apr 18, 2019 07:39 AM #20
Dörte Engel
RE/MAX Leading Edge - Bowie, MD
ABC - Annapolis, Bowie, Crofton & rest of Maryland

Dear James,

Amazing what someone can do while not worrying about how to pay for college. Costs for this were much lower in Rachel Fuller's day, but now we are seeing the problems with graduates having difficulties getting started in their lives, due to high student loans.

May 15, 2019 05:55 AM #21
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