Biochemist who discovered sodium-glucose, which helped develop better pharmaceutical products. His discovery is used in drugs such as Prozac, which is used to treat people with depression by nhibiting the Na/serotonin cotransporters in the brain.
He attended Washington University and Chicago Medical School.
He developed oral rehydration therapy which helped those with severe dehydration.
His parents were named Wilbur and Mary Crane.
Late 19th century author Stephen Crane was his great uncle.