Stories of New Medicines Ⅱ
2020Stories of New Medicines Ⅱ depicts the great human struggle against disease through an examination of ten major medicines and ten milestones in the history of medicine.
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With compelling medical stories, Stories of New Medicines Ⅱ depicts the great human struggle against disease through an examination of ten major medicines and ten milestones in the history of medicine. The book also describes scientific miracles that have turned seeming defeat into victory and the new medicines that have saved countless lives.
How do the drugs necessary for daily life come into being? How many difficulties do scientists encounter before they successfully develop a new medicine? Confronted with unknown viruses, what can ordinary people do? As a scientist at the forefront of new drug research and development, the author will lift the veil on the life science and offer us a glimpse of the inner workings of the global health industry.
Author: Liang Guibai completed his undergraduate studies at Fudan University and earned his doctoral degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the late 1980s. Doctor Liang has worked at Merck Frosst Centre for Therapeutic Research for many years and made significant contributions to the development of sitagliptin. In addition to promoting China's medical and health industry, he has also been devoted to enhancing communication and cooperation in medical industry between China and the United States.
Publisher: Yilin Press
Publication Date: May 2020