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Triumph of the Heart: The Story of Statins (Hardback)
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Triumph of the Heart: The Story of Statins (Hardback)

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Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 23/04/2009
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Over 25 million people in the U.S. alone have benefited from statins-such drugs as Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, Pravachol, and other cholesterol-lowering medicines-in preventing stroke, heart attack, and other forms of coronary heart disease. But how did these remarkable, life-saving drugs come into being? In Triumph of the Heart, Dr. Jie Jack Li, a medicinal chemist and expert on drug discovery, tells for the first time the fascinating story of statins. Drawn from interviews with many scientists involved in the discovery and development of these drugs, the book illuminates the human side of science by revealing the role played by persistence, luck, and sudden insight that characterize major discoveries. For scientists in the drug industry, health care professionals, students of medicine, and all those intrigued by the basic human drive to explore and discover, Triumph of the Heart offers a compelling view of one of the most important drug discoveries of our time.

Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
ISBN: 9780195323573
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 502 g
Dimensions: 240 x 163 x 20 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
This book offers valuable insights into the way a drug company goes about building a platform for a potential "blockbuster". * Lancet *
You do not need to be a chemist or scientist to understand this book. It is easy to read, engaging and educational. * Laura Strachan, Nursing Standard *

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