This biographical collection highlights individuals who made outstanding achievements in the arenas of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Pharmaceutical Achievers presents chronologically the major directions of pharmaceutical research and, in their historical context, the breakthroughs in treating various diseases. It concludes with a look at tomorrow's medicines. This work is particularly useful in the classroom, where its accounts of challenges and triumphs may inspire students to consider careers that support pharmaceutical research and development.In the 1950s scientific work on mood-altering medications was booming. Chlorpromazine, an ... Two of the most significant of these new medications were Librium (chlordiazepoxide) and Valium (diazepam). These medications are still ... Soon after, Randall joined the State Civil Service ... Sternbacha#39;s success with Librium did not deflect him from continuing his search for suitable tranquilizers. His groupanbsp;...
|Author||:||Mary Ellen Bowden, Amy Beth Crow, Tracy Sullivan|
|Publisher||:||Chemical Heritage Foundation - 2003|