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ASPET is pleased to present a series of special editions of our quarterly news magazine, The Pharmacologist. These special compilation issues highlight feature articles written by ASPET member and science writer Dr. Rebecca J. Anderson. In each issue of The Pharmacologist, Rebecca focuses on science stories that take us on an adventure in pharmacology. 

The Pharmacologist 2020 Compilation2020 Special Edition

  • Adventures in Pharmacology
  • Treating Malaria – From Gin & Tonic to
  • Chinese Herbs
  • The Evolution of the Home Pregnancy Test
  • The Extraordinary Percy Julian
  • Rapamycin: The Fountain of Youth?
  • Sixty Years of Benzodiazepines
  • Viagra from NO to Yes
  • The Discovery and Development of Heparin
  • Warfarin: An Auspicious Student Project

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2018 TPharm Special Issue 2018 Special Edition

  • Introduction
  • Ivermectin and River Blindness: The Chip Shot Head Around the World
  • Taxol: Barking Up the Right Tree
  • Chlorpromazine and the Dawn of Antipsychotics
  • Cortisone: A Miracle with Flaws
  • Typhus: War and Deception in 1940's Poland
  • The Promise and Perils of Pharmacy Compounding
  • Breaking Barriers: The Life and Work of Rosalyn Yalow
  • Enbrel: A biotechnology breakthrough

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2016 Special Edition

2016 Special Edition CoverTable of Contents: 

  • Introduction
  • Oat Sprouts and the Topliss Tree: Rationalizing SAR
  • Stamping Out Drug Tampering
  • The Crohn Legacy: From Halitosis to Colitis and Beyond
  • The Great Dogsled Relay: The Race Against Diphtheria
  • How Paul Janssen's Drugs Saved the Chinese Terracotta Warriors
  • Blue Bloods: How the Humble Horseshoe Crab Helps Save Human Lives
  • Sleepy Sickness, Oliver Sacks, and the Early Days of L-Dopa
  • Sidney Farber, Methotrexate, and the Jimmy Fund: The Birth of Modern Chemotherapy

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