1981 Edward E. Smissman Memorial Lecturer

Pedro Cuatrecasas

Pedro Cuatrecasas, Ph.D.

  • Vice President of Research, Development and Medical
    The Wellcome Research Laboratories
    Burroughs Wellcome Co.

Public Lecture and Award Presentation

  • Dilemmas in New Drug Innovation and Discovery Today—Social, Medical and Economic Consequences

Scientific Lectures

  • The Action of Hormones—Receptor Aggregation and Internalization. I. Application to Peptide Hormones
  • The Action of Hormones—Receptor Aggregation and Internalization. II. Application to Chemotactic Peptides, Opiates and Other Systems


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