Publisher: Academic Press
Year of Publication: 2022
Author(s) : Michael Parnham, Clive Page, Jacques Bruinvels
Discoveries in Pharmacology: Volume 1: Nervous system and hormones (2nd Ed.) presents selected articles from the historic Discoveries in Pharmacology series enhanced with commentary from contemporary scholars about the reception and importance of the chapter along with an updated bibliography on the subject with contributions from a Nobel Prize winner and other pioneers in Pharmacology. The Discoveries in Pharmacology series brought acknowledged experts in their fields together to provide first-hand accounts of important pharmacological discoveries discussing the scientific background and stories behind these pivotal moments. They allow a true understanding of the means by which pharmacological discoveries are made. This volume brings forth discussions on key discoveries in psycho- and neuro-pharmacology, haemodynamics, and hormones including chapters on antipsychotic agents by Nobel winner Anders Carlsson, Willy Haefely on benzodiazepine, and butyrophenone-type neuroleptics by P. A. J. Janssen and J. P. Tollenaere. Academic and industry researchers in pharmacology and medicine, as well as advanced students in the area will find this series a useful teaching tool and launch to new discoveries. Chapters can also be used to supplement course material in pharmacology and medical courses. It will also be of interest to those who are interested in the history of medicine.