The discovery of artemisinin (qinghaosu) and gifts from Chinese medicine

@article{Tu2011TheDO,
  title={The discovery of artemisinin (qinghaosu) and gifts from Chinese medicine},
  author={Y. Tu},
  journal={Nature Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={1217-1220}
}
  • Y. Tu
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Nature Medicine
Joseph Goldstein has written in this journal that creation (through invention) and revelation (through discovery) are two different routes to advancement in the biomedical sciences1. In my work as a phytochemist, particularly during the period from the late 1960s to the 1980s, I have been fortunate enough to travel both routes. I graduated from the Beijing Medical University School of Pharmacy in 1955. Since then, I have been involved in research on Chinese herbal medicine in the China Academy… Expand
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