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Triumph of the heart

by Jie Jack Li | 01 April 2009
Hardback
Category: Science Academic
Synopsis
Over 25 million people in the U.S. alone have benefited from statins-such drugs as Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, Pravachol, and other cholesterol-lowering medicines-in preventing stroke, heart attack, and other forms of coronary heart disease. But how did these remarkable, life-saving drugs come into being? In Triumph of the Heart, Dr. Jie Jack Li, a medicinal chemist and expert on drug discovery, tells for the first time the fascinating story of statins. Drawn from interviews with many scientists involved in the discovery and development of these drugs, the book illuminates the human side of science by revealing the role played by persistence, luck, and sudden insight that characterize major discoveries. For scientists in the drug industry, health care professionals, students of medicine, and all those intrigued by the basic human drive to explore and discover, Triumph of the Heart offers a compelling view of one of the most important drug discoveries of our time.
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Synopsis
Over 25 million people in the U.S. alone have benefited from statins-such drugs as Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, Pravachol, and other cholesterol-lowering medicines-in preventing stroke, heart attack, and other forms of coronary heart disease. But how did these remarkable, life-saving drugs come into being? In Triumph of the Heart, Dr. Jie Jack Li, a medicinal chemist and expert on drug discovery, tells for the first time the fascinating story of statins. Drawn from interviews with many scientists involved in the discovery and development of these drugs, the book illuminates the human side of science by revealing the role played by persistence, luck, and sudden insight that characterize major discoveries. For scientists in the drug industry, health care professionals, students of medicine, and all those intrigued by the basic human drive to explore and discover, Triumph of the Heart offers a compelling view of one of the most important drug discoveries of our time.
€41.29
123 Reward Points
Currently out of stock
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Eligible for free delivery

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Product Details

ISBN - 9780195323573
Format - Hardback
Publisher -
Published - 01/04/2009
Categories - All, Books, Education, Science Academic
No. of Pages - 224
Weight - 523
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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