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Sir James Black
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Born in Uddingston, Glasgow
Born on 14th of July 1924

Born 1924 - Scottish pharmacologist and Nobel Prize winner.


Graduated in medicine at St Andrew’s University. In 1962 discovered the drug netherlide, the first beta-blocking drug. Produced burimamide and cimetidine used in the treatment of ulcers. Shared 1988 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine . Awarded the Order of Merit in 2000.

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