Saturday, May 21, 2005

Another Long Strange Trip:
What PCP Teaches Us About Science Policy

In the category of Things Found While Looking For Other Things, I noticed that one of my former pharmacology professors, Ed Domino, has published a book: Sixty-One Years of University of Michigan Pharmacology, 1942-2003. (HPP Books, 2004.)  As you can tell from the title, he now is an emeritus professor.

I have not read his book, but I did poke around a bit on the 'net, looking into the history of pharmacological research.  There is an interesting story about Dr. Domino's research that teaches an important lesson for policymakers.  Continue reading here.