Franca Buffoni (1924–2011): a pioneer in biochemical pharmacology

  title={Franca Buffoni (1924–2011): a pioneer in biochemical pharmacology},
  author={L. Corte},
  journal={Journal of Neural Transmission},
  • L. Corte
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Neural Transmission
  • Franca Buffoni, Emeritus Professor of the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Florence, Italy, passed away in her home after a short illness a year ago, on 1 November 2012, when she was 87 years old. She was generally acknowledged as one of the pioneers in the field of biochemical pharmacology. After graduating from the Faculty of Pharmacy at Florence University in 1947, she became Assistant in 1952, and was awarded the title of Reader (Libera Docenza) in 1958. In 1970 she was appointed to the… CONTINUE READING