Dr. Paul Schechter is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in DOVER, MA. Dr. Schechter 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
Univ of Chicago, Pritzker Sch of Med, Chicago Il 1968
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine 1968
- Georgetown Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine; Rush-Presby-St Luke'S M C, Internal Medicine
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- New Technology Offers Shared Decision-Making for Cystic Fibrosis Patients
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- The Three Stages of Lyme Disease
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- Certain Antiviral Medications May Be Safe to Take During Pregnancy
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- Antidepressants for Parkinson's Disease
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- Where Does Dengue Fever Commonly Occur?
The vector responsible for spreading dengue feverThe mosquito Aedes Aegypti is one of the most important insect vectors in the world. Dengue fever has garnered a lot of attention over the years, and is especially problematic in affected countries.Areas most susceptible to dengue feverYou can see...
- 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...