An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15853 entries, 13794 authors and 1925 subjects. Updated: January 31, 2023

WAKSMAN, Selman Abraham

2 entries
  • 1935

Streptomycin, a substance exhibiting antibiotic activity against Grampositive and Gram-negative bacteria.

Proc. Soc. exp. Biol. (N. Y.), 55, 66-69, 1944.

Order of authorship: Schatz, Bugie, Waksman. Introduction of streptomycin. Waksman received the Nobel Prize for this discovery; it has been argued that he did not give sufficient credit to the co-discoverers.



Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Antibiotics, WOMEN, Publications by › Years 1900 - 1999
  • 1944

Neomycin, a new antibiotic active against streptomycin-resistant bacteria, including tuberculosis organisms.

Science, 109, 305-07, 1949.

Isolation of neomycin.



Subjects: PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Antibiotics