Saving Lives with Penicillin in Britain and Abroad | University of Oxford

Saving Lives with Penicillin in Britain and Abroad

Speaker
Dr Robert Bud
Event date
Event time
19:00 - 20:00
Venue
Museum of the History of Science
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3AZ
Venue details

Basement Gallery

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
Not required

Hear Dr Robert Bud (Science Museum, London) speak on the anniversary of the first human trials of penicillin. Dr Bud will describe the momentous medical event by looking at laboratory notebooks, analysis of British wartime experience and the challenges of making a wonderdrug in occupied countries from China to Czechoslovakia.
Part of the programme of events for the Back from the Dead Special Exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science.
Please reserve a ticket through Eventbrite.
Doors open at 6.30pm.