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Black, Professor Sir James (C H)

Professor Sir James Black C H, born in 1924, was educated at Beath High School in Cowdenbeath. He went on to study at the University of St Andrews.

The Scottish professor discovered the chemical potential of receptor blocking drugs. He pioneered the beta receptor blocker drug propranolol which helps to fight coronary heart disease and hypertension.

In 1988 Professor Sir James Black was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Levkas Man
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The strange love-hate relationship between a young man and the anthropologist who adopted him starts in Amsterdam and moves swiftly to Malta and the isles of Greece. [ISBN 0330342266 / Pages: 425 / Paperback]

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