Flashcards in History to now (13) Deck (15)
helped found modern chemotherapy- prepared Salvarson=specific for syphilis treatment-won nobel prize
worked with Ehrlich on chemotherapy and Salvarson-did not get recognition
discovered that active ingredient in Prontosil fought strep-> first sulfanilamide (sulfa) drug- won nobel prize
first sulfa drug discovered- fought streptococci
first discovered Penicillium mold could kill streptococci (did this by accident)- nobel prize later in 1945
isolated Penicillin (from Fleming's work) shared nobel prize with Fleming
discovered streptomycin (first TB drug) -coined the term antibiotics - nobel prize winner 1952 (his assistant, Shatz, probably truly discovered it)
who coined the term "antibiotics"?
self catheterizes his own arm- proved it could be done
The modern disease of the 20th century
How cancer treatment evolved in 20th century
surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy,
nitrates use in medicine how?
came out of sulfa drugs
developed beta blockers for adrenergic effects on the heart