Carl Dragstedt

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Carl Dragstedt (1895–1983)[1] is a scientist who discovered the role of Histamine in Anaphylaxis.[2][3]

He was a chairman of the Northwestern University's pharmacology department,[3] a Northwestern professor for 38 years[3] and a retired physician with a practice in Edison Park.[3]


  1. ^ Cohen, SG (1999). "Anaphylaxis and poetry: Carl A. Dragstedt, M.D., Ph.D. (1895-1983)". Labmeeting. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  2. ^ Dragstedt, Carl A. (1950). "The Role of Histamine and Other Metabolites in Anaphylaxis". Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (New York, USA: New York Academy of Sciences) 50 (9): 1039–1044. Bibcode:1950NYASA..50.1039D. doi:10.1111/j.1749-6632.1950.tb39901.x. ISSN 0077-8923. PMID 15413923. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Ex-NU professor Dragstedt; prominent pharmacologist". Chicago Tribune (subscription required). 10 March 1983. pp. A10. Retrieved 2009-08-14.