Volume 94 Issue 1 | p. 34 | Awards
Issue Date: January 4, 2016

Alfred Burger Award In Medicinal Chemistry: Richard D. DiMarchi

Department: ACS News
Keywords: awards, 2016 ACS National Awards, people

Sponsor: Gilead Sciences

Citation: For the discovery of Humalog and the development of Forteo and ­rGlucagon. He pioneered the field of chemical biotechnology and mixed peptide agonists for the treatment of metabolic diseases.

Current position: Standiford H. Cox Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and Linda & Jack Gill Chair in Biomolecular Sciences, Indiana ­University

Education: B.S., chemistry, Florida Atlantic University; Ph.D., biochemistry, Indiana University

DiMarchi on his biggest research challenge:“The overwhelming perspective that macromolecules were not . . .

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