Ernest Fourneau

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1872 –

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Who is Ernest Fourneau?

Ernest Fourneau was a French medicinal chemist who played a major role in the discovery of synthetic local anesthetics, as well as in the synthesis of suramin. He authored more than two hundred scholarly works, and has been described as having "helped to establish the fundamental laws of chemotherapy that have saved so many human lives". He was a member of the Académie Nationale de Médecine.

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Born
1872
Biarritz
Children
Nationality
  • France
Lived in
  • France

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on July 23, 2013

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