Reference numberEC/1942/11
Previous numbersCert XV, 34; A03439
TitleHindle, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationRegius Professor of Zoology, University of Glasgow. Distinguished for his work in many fields of parasitology in relation to tropical medicine particularly trypanosomiasis, spirochaetosis, piroplasmosis, leishmaniasis. Whilst a member of the Royal Society's Commission to investigate Kala-Azar in China he confirmed 'inter alia' suspicions of 'Phlebotomus chinensis' as a probable vector. Later in his studies on the yellow fever virus as Beit Fellow in Tropical Medicine he showed that a prophylactic vaccine could be prepared from the spleens of infected monkeys which afforded protection against virulent yellow fever. This was the first effort in this field, though superseded in recent years by the employment of attenuated virus variants since evolved by animal passage. Working under Loeb in 1910 he made an important contribution to the cytological study of the chemically fertilized egg and determined its reduced chromosome number.
ProposersE W MacBride; J C G Ledingham; C M Wenyon; H H Dale; C T Regan; C Shearer; P Chalmers Mitchell; Martin A C Hinton; R R Gates; D'Arcy W Thompson; J Graham Kerr
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Hindle, Edward: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA6297Hindle; Edward (1886 - 1973)1886 - 1973
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