Reference numberEC/1942/01
Previous numbersCert XV, 24; A01035
TitleBurn, Joshua Harold: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationProfessor of Pharmacology in the University of Oxford. Published since 1913 results of many distinguished researches in pharmacology and physiology alone and with collaborators, of which may be mentioned researches on control of sweating, site of insulin action and its modification by other endocrine actions, histomine, separated pituitary principles, action of drugs on human uterus, mechanism of vasomotor effects in different species. While Director of Pharmacology to the Pharmaceutical Society, Professor Burn carried out and inspired work of high scientific value on the principles and methods of biological standardization of drugs, hormones and vitamins, and wrote a standard treatise on the subject which, published in English and German, has had a wide and important influence.
ProposersH H Dale; E Mellanby; P P Laidlaw; Harold King; A S Parkes; Percival Hartley; E D Adrian; E B Verney
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Burn, Joshua Harold: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6241Burn; Joshua Harold (1892 - 1981)1892 - 1981
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