Leslie Z. Benet

American pharmaceutical scientist

Leslie Z. Benet (17 May 1937) is an influential pharmaceutical scientist and a professor at the University of California, San Francisco.


  • Pharmacokinetics may be simply defined as what the body does to the drug, as opposed to
    pharmacodynamics, which may be defined as what the drug does to the body.
    Benet, Leslie Z. (1984). "Pharmacokinetics: Basic Principles and Its Use as a Tool in Drug Metabolism". in Mitchell, Jerry R; Horning, Marjorie G. Drug Metabolism and Drug Toxicity. New York, NY: Raven Press. p. 199. 
  • Even though it’s applied science we’re dealin’ with, it still is – science!
    Benet, Leslie Z. (16 June 1994), "Panel Discussion", Bio-International ’94. Conference on Bioavailability, Bioequivalence and Pharmacokinetic Studies, Munich, Germany 
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