University of Coimbra and CEIS20 (Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies)
Louis-Réné Le Canu – 1830s and 1840s Investigations Towards Establishing Blood-based Biomarkers
• Ian M. Davis has earned a B.A. in English literature (1976), an M.S. in organic chemistry (1983), and a North Carolina certificate to teach middle and high school science (2012).
• He is currently a doctoral student in the history of science and scientific education program at the University of Coimbra, Portugal.
• His thesis and published articles are focused on the history of clinical chemistry.
• He spent his career facilitating the delivery of regulated bioanalytical chemistry results to assist in the construction of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic relationships to support toxicology, metabolism, clinical pharmacology, and overall drug development evaluations of drugs.
• Publications in the history of science include three papers on aspects of Antoni van Leeuwenhoek’s observations through single-lens microscopes, as well as several conference papers.
• Previous publications include support provided for metalloenzyme biophysical studies and various bioanalytical methods.