John Lesch

Professor Emeritus


A.B., University of Michigan

Ph.D., Princeton University

Representative Publications

Science and Medicine in France: The Emergence of Experimental Physiology 1790-1855. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1984).

"Chemistry and Biomedicine in an Industrial Setting: The Invention of the Sulfa Drugs," in Seymour H. Mauskopf, ed. Chemical Sciences in the Modern World (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993), pp.158-215.

"The discovery of M & B 693 (sulfapyridine)," in Gregory J. Higby and Elaine C. Stroud, editors, The Inside Story of Medicines: A Symposium(Madison, Wisconsin: American Institute of the History of Pharmacy, 1997), pp. 101-119.

Editor, The German Chemical Industry in the Twentieth Century (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000).