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Axelrod, Julius, 1912-2004 -- Exhibitions

View Resource The Julius Axelrod Papers

The National Library of Medicine has just added the Julius Axelrod papers to its Profiles in Science Collection. The fourth scientist to become part of the collection, Axelrod shared the Nobel Prize in 1970 for his research on neurotransmitters. His work was foundational in the later development of antidepressants, and Axelrod coined the term "reuptake" to explain how antidepressants work on the...