Chemist and Community Leader

Jane Curran was a chemist who helped develop the first antihistamine

Jane Curran

Jane Curran was a chemist whose research team at the Lederle Laboratories Division American Cyanamid developed the first antihistamine. She was also a wife, mother and extraordinary community leader. During Jane's lifetime, she and her husband Bill supported numerous organizations in the New Haven community. She was active in the United Church on the Green and served on the Board of the Children's Center in Hamden. Jane was a founder of the Community Fund for Women & Girls.

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