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Cell. 2011 Sep 16;146(6):855-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2011.08.024. Epub 2011 Sep 9.

Artemisinin: discovery from the Chinese herbal garden.

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  • 1Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA. lmiller@niaid.nih.gov

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This year's Lasker DeBakey Clinical Research Award goes to Youyou Tu for the discovery of artemisinin and its use in the treatment of malaria--a medical advance that has saved millions of lives across the globe, especially in the developing world.

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