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Progress in Drug Research / Fortschritte der Arzneimittelforschung / Progrès des recherches pharmaceutiques

  • Authors
  • S. Archer
  • A. Yarinsky
  • G. W. Camiener
  • W. J. Wechter
  • J. W. McFarland
  • A. J. Gordon
  • S. G. Gilgore
  • I. Izquierdo
  • A. G. Nasello
  • W. Lenk
  • W. A. Zygmunt
  • P. A. Tavormina
  • J. A. Izquierdo
  • R. Kleine
  • Ernst Jucker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-9
  2. Sydney Archer, Allen Yarinsky
    Pages 11-66
  3. Gerald W. Camiener, William J. Wechter
    Pages 67-156
  4. James W. McFarland
    Pages 157-193
  5. Arnold J. Gordon, Sheldon G. Gilgore
    Pages 194-210
  6. Iván Izquierdo, Antonia G. Nasello
    Pages 211-228
  7. W. Lenk
    Pages 229-308
  8. Walter A. Zygmunt, Peter A. Tavormina
    Pages 309-333
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 447-472

About this book

Introduction

Thirteen years have elapsed since the appearance of the first volume and it is with great pleasure that the Editor is now able to present volume 16. During these thirteen years various fields of drug research have undergone important, partly revolutionary, changes. A number of these have already been dealt with, so that the series PROGRESS IN DRUG RESEARCH contains a comprehensive review of a substantial part of our current knowledge. The Editor is particularly grateful for the opportunity of transmitting to those connected with the devel­ opmentof drugs the extensive knowledge of the Authors, who, without exception, are themselves actively engaged in research. Drug research is currently in a state of transformation: reconsideration in the light of the past and reorientation with a view to the future. To a large extent this is due to the tumultuous developments in the last 20 years, developments which are unparalleled in the history of medicine and the consequences of which cannot yet be completely evaluated. Unfortunately, however, the current situation is not devoid of its unpleasant and even tragic aspects, aspects which fall outside the research worker's sphere or influence. Those connected with drug research, be they in industry, in universities or in clinics, are aware of these problems, and, as a result of this awareness, are all the more in need of an aid which will assist them in ascertaining the current position and in fixing future goals.

Keywords

evolution medicine pharmacology research

Editors and affiliations

  • Ernst Jucker
    • 1
  1. 1.BaselSwitzerland

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