September 15, 1928 Alexander Fleming discovers penicillin On this day in 1928, Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming discovered the antibiotic penicillin. Fleming’s discovery revolutionized medicine and has saved countless people from fatal infections.
Alexander Fleming Aug 1881-Mar 1945, born in Scoland, is the discoverer of penicillin in 1928. It was finally tested, purified and in use in 1939. Penicillin changed the course of medicine. Fleming was knighted in 1944 and given the Nobel Prize in 1945.
Alexander Fleming - 1881-1955 was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist, he discovered Penicillin in 1928 for which he shared the Nobel prize with Howard Florey and Ernst Bois Chain. The discovery would change the course of history and became the most efficacious life saving drug in the world, can you imagine life without it?
Noble Prize winner Alexander Fleming, born Aug. 6, 1881 was a great Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who made way for antibiotic medicines with his discovery of penicillin from the mould "Penicillium notatum".