Paul Ehrlich: From magic bullets to chemotherapy

Lilian Chuaire, Juan Fernando Cediel

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Paul Ehrlich is one of the most notable figure in the world of Science. Considered by many as the father of chemotherapy, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1908, for his contributions to immunology. This document outlines some of his most important findings, including those who led him to create his famous «magic bullets», precursors of the current chemotherapeutic agents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-295
Number of pages5
JournalColombia Medica
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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