Did you know, that a few days ago, British vet and scientist was awarded by Lasker Foundation? He was honoured Laser biomedical research prize for a discovery of a breakthrough anaesthetic for inducing people. That drug is just an ordinary, well known to every veterinarian, propofol!
How the development of save and effective formulation, John Glen spent over a decade of his life. But it was definitely worth it! Propofol is now widely used in more than 90 countries.
Aside from prestige, Glen can enjoy the money prize of 250 000$, which he already decided to spend on holidays and a new car for his wife. And what would you do with that amount of money? Let us now!