Drug Molecules

Additional Reading
Molecules and Medicine by E. J. Corey, B. Czakó and L. Kürti, Wiley, 2007.
Life Saving Drugs: The Elusive Magic Bullet by J. Mann, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2004.
Drug Discovery: A History by W. Sneader, Wiley, 2005.
An Introduction to Medicinal Chemistry by G. L. Patrick, Oxford University Press, 2009.
World Health Organization essential medicines ( Wikipedia link)

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This page contains a small selection of some ground-breaking drugs in the history of medicine. They are arranged roughly in chronological order.

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Mike Casey, School of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Univeristy College Dublin