Avram Goldstein

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Avram Goldstein (3 July 1919 - 1 June 2012) was a professor of pharmacology who was one of the discoverers of endorphins and a noted expert on addiction.[1]

Goldstein established the Pharmacology Department at Stanford University School of Medicine.[2] He was awarded the Franklin Medal and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.


  1. ^ Bloom, Floyd (22 March 1994). "Addiction: From Biology to Drug Policy". Issues in Science and Technology  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Retrieved 7 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "NOTED PHARMACOLOGIST AND ADDICTION EXPERT AVRAM GOLDSTEIN DIES AT 92". States News Service  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). 7 June 2012. Retrieved 7 October 2012. 

External links[edit]

"Avram Goldstein July 3, 1919-June 1, 2012". Palo Alto Online. Retrieved 7 October 2012.