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Takeru Higuchi

(1918-1987)

  • Chemistry professor at the University of Kansas
  • Developed slow-release time medicines
  • Considered to be the “father of physical pharmacy”
  • Received 50 patents
  • KU named its Biosciences Center for him

Find more information about Takeru Higuchi in Kansapedia.

Photo courtesy University Archives, Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

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