Interview at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm: Ernst Chain - Making penicillin available for the masses

Alexander Fleming is often credited as being solely responsible for the discovery of penicillin. However, it was the work of Ernst Chain that took Fleming's observation and turned it into a medicine. Olof Somell from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm explains more.

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Ben Libberton

Postdoc and Public Information Officer, Karolinska Institute

I'm a researcher at the Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center in Stockholm and the Community Editor for npj Biofilms and Microbiomes. I'm interested in how bacteria cause disease and look to technology to produce novel tools to study and ultimately prevent infection. My research spans different disciplines from basic microbiology to surface chemistry and organic bioelectronics.

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