Cushman, David

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Cushman, David Gender: M
David Wayne Cushman
born on 15 November 1939 at 07:23 (= 07:23 AM )
Place Indianapolis, Indiana, 39n46, 86w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 22°17' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 14°11 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 02°11'

David Cushman (Captopril)


American chemist who co-invented captopril, the first of the ACE inhibitors used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease. With Miguel A. Ondetti, he won the 1999 Lasker Award for "developing an innovative approach to drug design based on protein structure and using it to create the ACE inhibitors, powerful oral agents for the treatment of high blood pressure, heart failure, and diabetic kidney disease."

David Cushman died on 14 August 2000, aged 60.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Prize 1999 (Lasker Award)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Lasker Award)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Co-invented captopril)