Merrill Jon Egorin, MD, 1948-2010

Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Feb;89(2):163-5. doi: 10.1038/clpt.2010.294.


Merrill Egorin was born in Baltimore, Maryland, where he completed his undergraduate and graduate education. He was a pioneer in understanding the relationship of pharmacokinetic variability to the pharmacodynamics of anticancer agents. He is remembered as a compassionate physician, an outstanding scientist, an entertaining lecturer, a superb mentor, and a friend to many.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Antineoplastic Agents / pharmacology
  • Antineoplastic Agents / therapeutic use
  • History, 20th Century
  • History, 21st Century
  • Maryland
  • Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Pharmacology, Clinical / history*


  • Antineoplastic Agents

Personal name as subject

  • Merrill Jon Egorin