Dr. Nelson Louis Levy M.D., PH.D.
Clinical Pharmacologist245 BUTLER DR LAKE FOREST IL, 60045
Dr. Nelson Levy is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in LAKE FOREST, IL. Dr. Levy specializes in developing and testing new pharmaceutical products, with specific focus on the correlation between drugs and diseases. Clinical pharmacologists optimize drug prescribing and prevent medication errors as well as contribute to new drug applications delivered to the FDA.
Education and Training
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 1967
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- What Can I Wear After Breast Cancer Surgery?
A breast cancer diagnosis is shocking and devastating, but what follows can take on a physical and emotional toll on the body. 26-year-old Megan Sullivan has been a witness to this struggle up close and personal. When she was just 9 years old, her mother was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer at...
- What is Left-Sided Congestive Heart Failure?
What Is Left-Sided Congestive Heart Failure?Heart failure means your heart is not able to work as well as it once did.Left-sided congestive failure is a critical condition in which the left side of the heart doesn’t pump blood efficiently. It is unable to meet the body’s metabolic needs,...
- Lupus – Spoon Theory and Beyond
Lupus is a disease in which the immune system becomes the enemy and starts attacking various cells of the body. Most people suffering from it have joint pains, skin rashes, fever, hair loss, fatigue, oral ulcers, and ailments of various organs. Both presentation and severity of the disease differ...
- New Treatment Studies for Rheumatoid Arthritis
If you have been struggling with rheumatoid arthritis, you might wonder what other treatments are out there. Maybe you struggle at the end of the day or experience great pain. Rheumatoid arthritis is difficult because the disease is chronic. So far, there is no cure. However, there are many reasons...
- Penicillin and Other Drugs in the Same Class
About PenicillinPenicillin is an antibiotic derived from the Penicillium notatum mold. In 1928, a Scottish bacteriologist named Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. Since Fleming's discovery, several penicillins have been derived through modifying the mold's original structure to produce...