Stewart Adams

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Stewart Adams

Born
Stewart Sanders Adams

1923
Died (aged 95)
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
NationalityEnglish
CitizenshipBritish
Alma materUniversity of Nottingham
Known forDevelopment of Ibuprofen
Spouse(s)
Mary (m. 1950)
Scientific career
InstitutionsBoots Pure Drug Company

Stewart Sanders Adams OBE (1923 – 30 January 2019) was a British chemist. He was known for creating ibuprofen in the early 1960s.[1]

Adams died aged 95 at the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham from pneumonia on 30 January 2019.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. University of Birmingham
  2. Bunn, Matthew (31 January 2019). "Dr Stewart Adams, who invented ibuprofen in Nottingham, dies at the age of 95". Nottingham Post. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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