Reference numberNLB/64/125
Alternative reference numberNLB/64 p78
TitleCopy letter from an unknown correspondent; to 'Nature', 'The Times', 'The Morning Post', 'The Daily Telegraph' and 'Press Association'
Date[5 February 1923]
DescriptionInforms the recipients that Council have appointed Professor [Ernest Henry] Starling first Foulerton Professor and Dr. H. W. C. Vines Foulerton Research Student. Explains that the role of both is to conduct original researches in medicine and 'to promote the discovery of the causes of disease and the relief of human suferring'.
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