Who is known as the Father of Pharmacology?
A. Oswald Schmiedeberg
B. J Langley
C. Rudolf Buchheim
D. Paul Ehrlich
Correct answer : A. Oswald Schmiedeberg
Oswald Schmiedeberg is regarded as the Father of Pharmacology.
Oswald Schmiedeberg earned his medical doctorate from the University of Dorpat with a thesis on the measurement of chloroform in blood, titled “Determination and Concentration of Chloroform in the Blood”.
In 1872 he became the first professor of pharmacology at the University of Strasbourg, where he remained for the next 46 years.
He published over 200 scientific books and articles and is widely regarded as the Father of Pharmacology.