Pharmaceuticals & Pharmacology

Hard Work and Happenstance

Distillations Magazine

A Study In Scarlet

Distillations Magazine
Nitrous oxide party

High Times

Distillations Magazine
Reginald Brill's A Surgical Operation (1934-1935)

Killing Cancer

Distillations Magazine
Vaccinating for polio in South Sudan, 2014.

Political Ills

Distillations Magazine
Donald Tomalia.

Donald A. Tomalia

Historical Profile
Phillip Sharp.

Phillip Sharp

Historical Profile
Hammond in her lab at MIT.

Paula Hammond

Historical Profile
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Historical Profile
Nancy Chang.

Nancy Chang

Historical Profile
Jacqueline Barton.

Jacqueline K. Barton

Historical Profile
Gerhard Domagk

Soldier Sulfa

Distillations Magazine
Eli Lilly Test Kit No. 7

Taking Control

Distillations Magazine
Apothecary-style bottles

Vitamins Come to Dinner

Distillations Magazine
A sample of Salvarsan from 1936

Early Solution

Distillations Magazine
Biotech

Start It Up

Distillations Magazine
Pills

Pharmaceutical Life Sentences

Distillations Magazine

Sickening Sweet

Distillations Magazine
Ovaltine ad

Packed Full of Questions

Distillations Magazine

An Everyday Poison

Distillations Magazine
Liber de arte distillandi de compositis

Tryals and Tribulations

Distillations Magazine
Library reading room at the U.N. Headquarters in New York City.

Life in Translation

Distillations Magazine

A Better Pill

Distillations Magazine
Edward Robinson Squibb

Hall Monitor

Distillations Magazine

Medicalizing Menopause

Distillations Magazine
Advertisement for Thorazine from 1972.

Mind and Matter

Distillations Magazine
Army surgeons

Frontline Pharmacies

Distillations Magazine
A watercolor of five surgeons participating in an amputation without anesthetic.

Painless Dreams

Distillations Magazine
Back cover image of Louis Pasteur, Benefactor de la Humanidad.

Graphic Knowledge

Distillations Magazine
A 19th-century watercolor redrawn from Sir Charles Bell’s The Anatomy of the Brain. Modern psychiatry has adopted the chemical imbalance theory of depression. (Wellcome Library, London)

Down, but Not Out

Distillations Magazine
Percy Julian.

Percy Lavon Julian

Historical Profile
Albert Szent-Györgyi.

Albert Szent-Györgyi

Historical Profile
Harvey Washington Wiley.

Harvey Washington Wiley

Historical Profile
Robert S. Langer.

Robert S. Langer

Historical Profile
Gerhard Domagk.

Gerhard Domagk

Historical Profile
Carl Djerassi.

Carl Djerassi

Historical Profile
Felix Hoffmann.

Felix Hoffmann

Historical Profile
E. M. A. Chandler, ca. 1930.

Edward Chandler

Historical Profile
Russell Marker.

Russell Earl Marker

Historical Profile