2014 Heroes of Chemistry
The American Chemical Society honors five scientists from Pfizer (formerly Wyeth) whose innovations have led to the discovery of Venlafaxine, commercialized by Pfizer under the brand name Effexor®, a novel treatment for treat major depressive disorder (MDD) - the first available in the class of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs).
In this video, Pfizer's (formerly Wyeth) Magid Abou-Gharbia, Terrance Andree, G.E. Morris Husbands, Eric A. Muth, and John Yardley were honored as 2014 ACS Heroes of Chemistry.
The Pfizer Team
Magid Abou-Gharbia, formerly the Senior Vice President & Head of Chemical & Screening Sciences at Wyeth
Eric Muth, formerly the Director, CNS Pharmacology in Drug Discovery and Senior Director (Licensing) in Global Business Developmentat Wyeth
Terrance Andree, formerly a Principal Research Scientist III and Pharmacology Discovery Team leader at Pfizer
John Yardley, formerly the Senior Director in the Medicinal Chemistry group at Wyeth
G.E. Morris Husbands, formerly a Principal Scientist in the Medicinal Chemistry group at Wyeth