Howard Florey

Howard Florey

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey OM FRS (24 September 1898 - 21 February 1968) was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Sir Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Alexander Fleming for his role in the extraction of penicillin. Florey's discoveries are estimated to have saved over 80 million lives, worldwide. Florey is regarded by the Australian scientific and medical community as one of its greatest scientists. Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, said that "in terms of world well-being, Florey was the most important man ever born in Australia."show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135931873
  • 9786135931877