The quest for cortisone /

"This fascinating history recounts the discovery of cortisone and pulls the curtain back on the peculiar cast of characters responsible for its advent, including two enigmatic scientists, Edward Kendall and Phillip Hench, who went on to receive the Nobel prize. The book also explores the key ro...

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Author / Creator:Rooke, Thom W.
Imprint:East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, c2012.
Description:276 p. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Kendall, Edward C. -- (Edward Calvin), -- 1886-1972.
Hench, Philip S. -- (Philip Showalter), -- 1896-1965.
Hench, Philip S. -- (Philip Showalter), -- 1896-1965.
Kendall, Edward C. -- (Edward Calvin), -- 1886-1972.
Mayo Clinic.
Mayo Clinic.
Cortisone -- Development -- History.
Drug development.
Cortisone -- history -- United States.
Clinical Trials as Topic -- history -- United States.
Cortisone -- therapeutic use -- United States.
Drug Discovery -- history -- United States.
Drug Evaluation -- history -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Drug development.
History.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8830226
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ISBN:9781611860337 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1611860334 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Summary:"This fascinating history recounts the discovery of cortisone and pulls the curtain back on the peculiar cast of characters responsible for its advent, including two enigmatic scientists, Edward Kendall and Phillip Hench, who went on to receive the Nobel prize. The book also explores the key role the Mayo Clinic played in fostering cortisone's development , and looks at drugs that owe their heritage to the so-called 'King of Steroids.'"--Back cover

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