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Good Chemistry: The Life and Legacy of Valium Inventor Leo Sternbach

The development of Valium by Roche Pharmaceutical and the entire benzodiazepine group of active substances was among the greatest accomplishments in 20th-century pharmacology. Good Chemistry combines a detailed account of this momentous development with an engaging biography of Leo Sternbach, the brilliant chemist who invented Valium and whose achievements heralded the beginning of a new… Read More »