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James Black: Propranolol

"James Black:  Testing Propranolol:  A non-selective beta blocker" (Click to go to Content)

  • Attribution:

    • James Black:  "The late Scottish pharmacologist Sir James W. Black (1924-2012) revolutionized medical treatment of hypertension and angina with his invention of propranolol, the first ever beta blocker. 

    • This and his synthesis of cimetidine, used for the peptic ulcers, earned him the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1988." (published 6/2017)

    • (Isoprenaline discussed in the video is also known as isoproterenol.)

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