Karl H. Beyer Jr. MD, BS, PhM, PhD

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 1964
"In recognition of his significant contributions to the knowledge of pharmacology and the understanding of renal physiology and, in particular, for his painstaking research, perceptive observations and scientific leadership resulting in the discovery of uricosuric and improved diuretic drugs, which now bring relief to millions of sufferers from gout and gouty arthritis, and the edema associated with heart disease."

West Point, Pennsylvania, USA