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From herbal garden to genetic engineering



A cultural history of pharmaceutical products is also a cultural history of civilization. Medical care was and is the topic in every society and at any time in our history.

How does a functioning health system require a stable society?

What were and are the major milestones in the development of new drugs and where are the challenges for the future?

From the herb gardens of the Middle Ages to Paracelsus and the great researchers of the 19th and 20th century – the cultural history of pharmaceutical products is an exciting journey through the history of mankind.

The documentary shows the rapid development in the field of pharmacy, this young science, whose roots are found far in the past.



TV documentary for ORF 3sat
53 min., HD
Script: Klaus T. Steindl
Director: Klaus T. Steindl
Production: Moonlake Entertainment