Tamoxifen Tales
  • Release Date : 15 September 2021
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0323850510
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Download or read book entitled Tamoxifen Tales by author: V. Craig Jordan which was release on 15 September 2021 and published by Academic Press with total page 320 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Tamoxifen Tales: Suggestions for Scientific Survival presents a case study describing the academic journey of teams behind major advances in medical sciences, highlighting the lessons learned from this journey that are applicable to the scientific journey of the next generation of scientists. This book provides a manual on the successful mentoring of young scientists including stories describing how training experience shaped careers to become leaders in academia and the pharmaceutical industry. The book documents Professor V. Craig Jordan's 50-year career in medical sciences that led to the discovery and development of Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs), which became the standard of women's healthcare around the world. The SERM Raloxifene revolutionized disease treatment by simultaneously preventing breast cancer and osteoporosis. The SERM tamoxifen marked the first targeted therapy in cancer. It provides a unique account of Professor Jordan's life as a medical scientist, the only individual not in law enforcement trained as a narcotic officer by the Drug Enforcement Administration in America, and an intelligence officer in the Special Air Service (SAS). The book illustrates the versatility of a scientist in the real world with a commitment to serving societies. Tamoxifen Tales: Suggestions for Scientific Survival will be a useful and interesting book for established medical scientists, research mentors, and advanced students wanting to chart a successful and impactful research career. Highlights the lessons learned from the journey behind discovery science, which are applicable to the scientific journey of the next generation of scientists Provides a manual on the successful mentoring of young scientists to become leaders in academia and the pharmaceutical industry Examines cancer treatment based on a personal determination to challenge at the frontiers of the science and to relate to personal life experience Includes references for further research reading

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