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Nobel laureate Tu Youyou won the 2015 prize for Medicine or Physiology for the discovery of artemisinin, a drug therapy for malaria that has saved millions across the globe.In 1967, Youyou was appointed to lead a talented team of scientists. Unlike other scientists who were involved in malaria research, Youyou's team took the unusual approach of letting traditional Chinese medicine play a prominent role.This unique book, by Professors Rao Yi and Zhang Daqing, provides insights into the laureate's research journey, culminating in the discovery of artemisinin. An inspirational read for young scientists.
Number of Pages: 200
Genre: Medical, Science
Publisher: World Scientific Pub Co Inc
Street Date: September 30, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-6097