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"Serendipity and Hypertension" Lecture given by Raymond Ahlquist, 1976Raymond P. Ahlquist, PhD was internationally recognized as the originator of the alpha- and beta-receptor concept of the andrenergic system. His investigations led the way of the development of beta-blocking drugs used to treat blood pressure. In 1976 Ahlquist was honored with the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award and the Ciba Award for Hypertension Research. On December 6, 1976 he gave this "Serendipity and Hypertension" lecture at the Medical College of Georgia as part of a Physiology Seminar.