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pharmaceutical chemist

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.

Achievements

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

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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