Timeline on the history of Pharmacy

By: K.Trezise & Jesse

19th century (1801-1900)

  • Pharmacology originated during this time period.
  • 1816- Rene Laennec invents the stethscope
  • 1820- First comprehensive publication of drug standards
  • 1846- first painless surgery with general anesthetic

19th century Cont.

  • 1847- the first department of pharmacology was developed at Estonia
  • 1879- the first vaccine for cholera
  • 1885- first morphological description of how we call apoptosis
  • 1890- John Jacob Abel (in the picture) founded the first pharmacology department in the vis at the university of Michigan.

20th Century (1901-2000)

  • 1902- Biologics Control Act
  • 1903- Coca-Cola is changed, caffeine replaced the cocaine it before contained
  • 1909- The U.S Prohibits importation of smoking opium
  • 1912- Phenobarbital is introduced into therapeutics under the trade name of Luminal
  • 1924- manufacture of heroin is prohibited in the U.S