From antibiotics to chemotherapy, modern pharmaceuticals have transformed the experience of illness in the 20th century. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, the founder and chairman of Biocon, Ltd., joins us for a discussion of how the global business of pharmaceuticals is changing the culture of science in India.
00:00 Opening Credits
01:14 Element of the Week: Sulfur
02:44 A Conversation with Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
07:50 The Complicated Legacy of Modern Pharmaceuticals
10:44 Quote: Hans Zinsser
11:00 Closing Credits
Special thanks to David Caruso for researching this show. Additional credits available at chemheritage.org/distillations.
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