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Wu-Nan Wu

Wu-Nan Wu, American pharmaceutical chemist. Achievements include patents for Hypoglycemic 5-Substituted Pyrrolidinylidene Compounds, for Hypoglycemic Method Using 5-Substituted Pyrrolidinylidene Compounds. Second lieutenant, Taiwan Army, 1961-1962. Member International Society for Study of Xenobiotics, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Chemical Society, American Pharmacognosy Society, American Society Mass Spectroscopy.

Background

  • Wu, Wu-Nan was born on March 16, 1938 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China. Came to the United States, 1967. Son of Fu-Tien and Kun-Chiew (Lin) Wu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Kaohsiung (Taiwan) Medical College, Republic of China, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Science, Ohio State University, 1972.

    Career

    • Technologist Taiwan Food and Drug Bureau, Taipei, 1962-1963. Instructor Taipei Medical College, 1963-1965. Specialist Bristol Research Institute of Taiwan, 1965-1967.

      Research associate College Pharmacy Ohio State University, Columbus, 1967-1972, postdoctoral researcher, 1974-1977. Postdoctoral research fellow College Pharmacy University Florida, Gainesville, 1973-1974. Senior research fellow Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Spring House, Pennsylvania, 1978—2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for Hypoglycemic 5-Substituted Pyrrolidinylidene Compounds, for Hypoglycemic Method Using 5-Substituted Pyrrolidinylidene Compounds.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to Journal of Organic Chemical, Journal Natural Products, Journal Drug Metabolism, Xenobiotica, Journal Pharmaceutical Research.

    Membership

    Second lieutenant, Taiwan Army, 1961-1962. Member International Society for Study of Xenobiotics, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Chemical Society, American Pharmacognosy Society, American Society Mass Spectroscopy.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Yu, June 19, 1971. Children: Ernest J., Jonathan C.
    • father: Fu-Tien Wu
    • mother: Kun-Chiew (Lin) Wu
    • spouse: Anna Yu
    • children: Ernest J. Wu
    • Jonathan C. Wu
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    • 1961
      Kaohsiung (Taiwan) Medical College
    • 1972
      Ohio State University
    • 1962 - 1963
      Technologist Taiwan Food and Drug Bureau
      Taipei, T'ai-pei, Taiwan
    • 1963 - 1965
      instructor, Taipei Medical College
    • 1965 - 1967
      specialist, Bristol Research Institute of Taiwan
    • 1967 - 1972
      research associate, College Pharmacy Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      postdoctoral research fellow, College Pharmacy University Florida
      Gainesville, Georgia, United States
    • 1978 - 2004
      senior, research fellow Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development
      Spring House, Pennsylvania, United States
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