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1950s - Cook

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2006 - Autumn


Leonard Cook, Ph.D. ’51, who directed central nervous system research at DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Co. starting in 1983, was the winner of the 2006 P.B. Dews Lifetime Achievement Award in Behavioral Pharmacology. The award was presented in April in San Francisco. Cook is recognized as a pioneer in behavioral pharmacology who has contributed substantially to the discovery and evaluation of psychotherapeutics.