Canadian doctor averted disaster by keeping thalidomide out of the U.S.


Published: 25Nov2014

The Globe and Mail: Frances Kelsey has a credo that has served her well through the years, and those years have stretched now to 100. Her voice strong and her gaze firm, she offers advice to those who might face adversity: “Just stick to your guns.” A half century ago, the Canadian-born Dr. Kelsey stuck to her guns. An entire country – the United States – was grateful. Read more

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