Navigation Links
Dr. Carl Djerassi, inventor of 'The Pill,' to receive honorary doctorate from Rutgers University
Date:5/4/2010

translation of theory into practice, and his efforts to promote international scientific cooperation in Latin America and Africa, Djerassi is one of the most prolific organic chemistry researchers of his time. He has published more than 1,200 articles and seven books dealing with the chemistry of natural products and the application of physical methods to organic structure determination.

In addition to his career in science, Djerassi has also achieved distinction in the arts. For the past 20 years, Djerassi has turned to fiction writing, mostly in the genre of "science-in-fiction" novels and "science-in-theater" plays that examine the human side of scientists and the personal conflicts faced by them in their quest for scientific knowledge, personal recognition and financial reward. His works on the culture and behavior of scientists include five highly successful novels and eight plays that have been presented on stages from London to Tokyo to New York. In 1979, he founded the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, which provides residencies and studio space for artists in the visual arts, literature, choreography, and music. To date, the program has served nearly 2,000 artists from all over the world. He has one of the largest private collections in the world of the works of Paul Klee, which he has donated in equal parts to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Albertina Museum in Vienna.

A member of the U. S. National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, as well as many foreign academies, Djerassi has received many honors and awards. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1978. Djerassi was the first recipient of the highly prestigious Wolf Prize in chemistry and of the first Award for the Industrial Application of Science presented by the National Academy of Sciences. He also holds the American Chemical Society's highest award, the Priestley Medal, and the Erasmus Medal of the Aca
'/>"/>

Contact: Helen Paxton
paxton@andromeda.rutgers.edu
973-353-5262
Rutgers University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. ASAP Systems Pioneers the Use of Built-In Video Help on their Passport Inventory, Stock, Warehouse Management System and Asset Tracking Software
2. Penn Pharma Invests In World-Class Inventory Management System
3. Life Ionizers Drums to a New Beat with Julian Pavone, the Worlds Youngest Drummer and Inventor
4. 4Rs Profit Optimizing Inventory Solutions Helps The Vitamin Shoppe Drive Increased Productivity and Performance
5. CORD:USE Cord Blood Bank Receives Grant From HRSA to Increase the National Cord Blood Inventory
6. Hutchinson Center receives $10.24 million from NIH for Latina breast cancer research
7. Third European Novel Food Approval Received by Tahitian Noni International
8. 25 US Organizations Receive Annual Diversity Council Honors Awards During Reception in Atlanta
9. Outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation 2010 Research Scholars Award
10. Outstanding young gastroenterologists receive AGA Foundation
11. Emmy-Award Winning Actress Susan Lucci to Receive Philanthropic Leadership Award at 7th Annual Cure for Sure Dinner
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... Meaningful long-term survival is possible for selected patients ... treated with cytoreductive surgery with Hyperthermic IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy, ... physicians at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. , ... experience with cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC, said lead ... 20 years, worth of patient data shows that ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... per cent of Canadians surveyed said they would participate ... specific number of genetic conditions, only 80 per cent ... that would sequence their newborns, genomes.,Most newborns in North ... day or two of life in which a tiny ... tested for about five to 54 conditions, depending on ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... have called for more research to be carried ... in sub-Saharan Africa. In a paper in ... Stothard, working with colleagues in the department of ... in Cleveland Ohio, University of Cambridge and the ... the joint burden of HIV/AIDS and schistosomiasis of ...
(Date:4/16/2014)... ANTONIO, Texas (April 16, 2014) A team that includes ... Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Johns Hopkins University ... that helps a common fungus to infect the body. , ... diaper rashes and oral thrush, and is the most common ...
(Date:4/15/2014)... nearly half of all injuries aboard commercial freezer-trawlers and ... operating off the coast of Alaska, new research from ... and others aboard the two types of vessels could ... methods used in the study could help identify and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:20 years of data shows treatment technique improvement for advanced abdominal cancer 2Health News:Researcher looks at public perceptions around newborn testing 2Health News:Researcher looks at public perceptions around newborn testing 3Health News:More research called for into HIV and schistosomiasis coinfection in African children 2Health News:Changes in processing, handling could reduce commercial fishing injuries 2
... skilled negotiators when it comes to relationships and the ... of Gothenburg, Sweden. The thesis examines what children ... use. The results show that young children are skilled ... children learn, through play, which negotiation strategies are appropriate ...
... Findings worrisome because thyroid hormones play critical role in ... News) -- Exposure to flame-retardant chemicals may reduce a ... a critical role in fetal brain development, a new ... are used in a large number of consumer products, ...
... and Dora to market treats should be banned, researcher ... cartoon characters are influencing the taste preferences of very ... new study suggests. , Researchers found that the branding ... Dora the Explorer drives preschoolers to choose higher-calorie, less ...
... ... you might hope to want or need for the sunny weather to come! , ... London, UK (PRWEB) June 19, 2010 -- The summer is pretty much ... best. Fear not, for anyone stuck in London without so much as a grain of sand in ...
... ... Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. to Put Evidence-Based Medicine into Practice with Via Oncology Pathways ... Pittsburgh ... will continue to improve as a result of wider application of Via Oncology™ Pathways, ...
... ... form of release and expression, and now it has been fine-tuned to deliver mental rejuvenation ... ... this world, it can be difficult for the average person to relax or even get ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Young children are skilled negotiators 2Health News:Flame Retardant May Up Risk of Thyroid Problems in Pregnancy 2Health News:Cartoon Characters Sell Kids on Unhealthy Foods 2Health News:Cartoon Characters Sell Kids on Unhealthy Foods 3Health News:Summer is Here - The Best Value Luxury Manicures, Spa Packages and Spa Waxing from Kuno Tierra, Mayfair Spa 2Health News:Hematology-Oncology Associates of Northern New Jersey (HOANNJ) Joins Effort to Improve Cancer Care with Via Oncology™ Pathways 2Health News:Hematology-Oncology Associates of Northern New Jersey (HOANNJ) Joins Effort to Improve Cancer Care with Via Oncology™ Pathways 3Health News:Reinvent your Mental State With Brainwave Entrainment Relaxation Music 2Health News:Reinvent your Mental State With Brainwave Entrainment Relaxation Music 3Health News:Reinvent your Mental State With Brainwave Entrainment Relaxation Music 4
(Date:1/15/2014)... DUBLIN , January 15, 2014 Shire plc ... waived the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) approval condition to the ... Incorporated (NASDAQ: VPHM).   As a result of the ... Shire expects to complete the tender offer on January 24, 2014 ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. ... Mark was promoted from his current role of Chief Operating ... in Massachusetts , Mississippi ... 2012 with 20+ years of broad-based operations, sales, engineering and ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 Reportlinker.com ... is available in its catalogue: ... – Worldwide Analysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p01957812/Insulin-Pump-Market--Forecast-–-Worldwide-Analysis.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Equipment_and_Supply ... Analysis Insulin Pumps ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 2Shire Waives OFT Condition Relating to the Acquisition of ViroPharma Inc. 3Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 2Tegra Medical Appoints New Chief Executive Officer 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 2Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 3Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 4Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 5Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 6Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 7Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 8Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 9Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 10Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 11Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 12Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 13Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 14Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 15Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 16Insulin Pump Market & Forecast - Worldwide Analysis 17
... Anemia test menu expanded through use of advanced LOCI(R) chemiluminescence ... ... Jan. 16 Siemens Healthcare,Diagnostics, today announced that it has launched ... the Dimension Vista(R),1500 Intelligent Lab System, an ultra-integrated chemistry analyzer. These,tests ...
... and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for filing the ... XR(TM) (levetiracetam) in the, adjunctive treatment of ... Jan. 16 UCB announced today that the New ... extended-,release tablets in the adjunctive treatment of partial onset ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Launches B12, Folate, and Ferritin Tests on Its Dimension vista Intelligent Lab System 2Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Launches B12, Folate, and Ferritin Tests on Its Dimension vista Intelligent Lab System 3Keppra XR(TM) Extended-Release Tablets Filed with the FDA 2Keppra XR(TM) Extended-Release Tablets Filed with the FDA 3Keppra XR(TM) Extended-Release Tablets Filed with the FDA 4
SURGISPIKE™ Single Use 5 mm Trocar. , ,Bladed Trocars are devices that contain a metal blade to gain access to the abdominal cavity....
... Surgical Access ...unlike any trocar system you've ... is actually four systems in one ... clinically adaptive to all of your needs., ... bladed or dilating tip styles, OnePort™ can ...
... The complete line of Surgical Access ...unlike ... ,The OnePort™ trocar system is actually four ... versatile, operationally flexible and clinically adaptive to ... options in disposability and bladed or dilating ...
... Pak contains: (1) 15mm obturator, ... (1) 12mm ENDOPATH thoracic trocar ... Pak contains: (1) 15mm obturator, ... ,FPK03 Thoracic Trocar Pak contains: ...
Medicine Products: