Dr. Paul Janssen was one of the most prolific pharmaceutical researchers of the 20th century. He helped save millions of lives through his contribution to the discovery and development of more than 80 medicines across areas including anesthesia, pain management, psychiatry, mycology and gastroenterology.
Throughout his lifetime, Dr. Paul received more than 70 scientific and professional awards across a multitude of countries, along with 22 honorary doctorates in medicine, natural science, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science and philosophy.
He authored 702 scientific communications indexed in the Web of Science and co-authored papers with more than 850 different scientists. He was also an honorary member of over 30 scientific institutes and organizations.
Today, Dr. Paul’s legacy lives on at Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, which focuses on finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease.