A Brief History of Qinghaosu
White NJ., Hien TT., Nosten FH.
© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. The 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine or Physiology was awarded to William C. Campbell and Satoshi Omura for their discovery of avermectins, and to Tu You You for her contribution to the discovery of artemisinin. The discovery and development of qinghaosu (artemisinin) as an antimalarial drug is a remarkable and convoluted tale.