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Mar 01, 2007
| ISBN 9781440696077
Mar 01, 2007 | ISBN 9781440696077
It’s the business of saving lives. Miracle Medicines goes behind the scenes of the pharmaceutical industry and into the high-security laboratories to tell the stories of the men and women—chemists, physiologists, medical and clinical researchers, engineers—who have chosen to toil for years in the lab in order to transform scientific theories into new lifesaving medicines. You’ll witness the day-to-day labors, victories and defeats of the dedicated professionals who are waging a war against the diseases that still plague mankind. From the confines of their laboratories, these pharmaceutical adventurers explore unknown territories in health and science. Miracle Medicines reveals what really happens during the long and uncertain journey that each new drug and its creators must endure from theory, to research, to testing and, finally, FDA approval and delivery to the public. It’s a very human story within the context of fascinating scientific innovation. Through first hand interviews you’ll also meet the patients who benefit from these manmade miracles and learn how, within their bloodstreams, an ongoing battle is raging. The drugs profiled are:
Robert L. Shook is the author of more than fifty books. He specializes in nonfiction writing, primarily business-related books. During his career, he has interviewed thousands of people, including a wide variety of high-profile individuals.
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