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Alexander T Shulgin

Alexander Shulgin, Ph.D., is a pharmacologist and chemist known for his creation of new psychoactive chemicals. After serving in the Navy, he earned his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from U.C. Berkeley in 1954. In the late 50s and early 60s he did post-doctorate work in psychiatry and pharmacology at U.C. San Francisco, and worked briefly as research director at BioRad Laboratories before becoming a senior research chemist at Dow Chemical Co. After leaving Dow in 1965 to become an independent...See more