Alexander Shulgin
#9044 Overall Influence

Alexander Shulgin

American medicinal chemist, biochemist, pharmacologist, psychopharmacologist, and author

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Alexander Theodore Shulgin was an American medicinal chemist, biochemist, organic chemist, pharmacologist, psychopharmacologist, and author. He is credited with introducing MDMA to psychologists in the late 1970s for psychopharmaceutical use and for the discovery, synthesis and personal bioassay of over 230 psychoactive compounds for their psychedelic and entactogenic potential.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of California, San Francisco
University of California, San Francisco

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    #164 World Rank #48 USA Rank
    Medical
    #362 World Rank #117 USA Rank
    Chemistry
    #7564 World Rank #2405 USA Rank
    Biology
    #13773 World Rank #3106 USA Rank
    Literature