Volume 85 Issue 29 | p. 41 | Awards
Issue Date: July 16, 2007

National Medal of Technology Winners Announced

Department: ACS News

A TEAM OF CHEMISTS from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals is among the winners of the 2005 National Medal of Technology. The medal is the nation's highest honor for technical innovation, and it is being given to the Wyeth team for its role in the discovery, development, and manufacture of Prevnar, the first vaccine to prevent Streptococcus pneumoniae in children.

The Wyeth team consists of Ronald Eby, Velupillai Puvanesarajah, Dace Madore, and Maya Koster. In 2003, they received . . .

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