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Authorised form of nameFolley; Sydney John (1906 - 1970)
SurnameFolley
ForenamesSydney John
Dates1906 - 1970
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Swindon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom (14 January 1906)
Death:
29 June 1970
ActivityProfession:
Biochemist
Research field:
Endocrinology, lactation
Education:
Sanford Street Boys’ Elementary School, Swindon (1912-1918); Swindon and North Wilts. Secondary School and Technical Institution (1918-1924); Manchester University, Honours School of Chemistry, Bsc in chemistry (1927), Graham Colloid Laboratories, MSc properties of organosols of nickel (1928), PhD plastein formation (1931)
Career:
Assistant Lecturer in Biochemistry, University of Liverpool (1931); Physiology Department at the National Institute for Research in Dairying at Shinfield, Reading (1932-1970, head of Department from 1945);
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
15/03/1951
General contextSuffered attacks of tuberculosis. Vision detriorated from 1946, almost completely blind from 1959 following an unsuccesful operation.
SourcesSources:
ODNB
References:
The Times (1 July 1970, obituary)
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1972 vol 18 pp 241-265, plate, by Alan S Parkes
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/276611956
Royal Society codeNA1861
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1951/05Folley, Sydney John: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/4091Folley, Sydney Johnnd
MS/815Academic theses of Sydney John Folley
RR/59/79Referee's report by John Hammond, on a paper 'The effect of thyroxine on milk secretion and on the phosphatase of the blood and milk of the lactating cow' by Sydney John Folley and Paul White[January 1936]
RR/59/80Referee's report by John Beresford Leathes, on a paper 'The effect of thyroxine on milk secretion and on the phosphatase of the blood and milk of the lactating cow' by Sydney John Folley and Paul White[January 1936]
RR/64/11Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The effect of sex hormones on lactation in the rat' by Sydney John Folley and S K Kon[November 1937]
RR/65/31Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall and memorandum by Archibald Vivian Hill, on a paper 'The effect of androgenic substances on the growth of the teat and mammary gland in the immature male guinea-pig' by A C Bottomley and Sydney John Folley5 July 1938
RR/65/90Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'The effect of anterior pituitary extracts on established lactation in the cow' by Sydney John Folley and Frank George YoungMay 1938
RR/65/91Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The mammary gland of the rhesus monkey under normal and experimental conditions' by Sydney John Folley, A N Guthkelch and Solly ZuckermanOctober 1938
RR/65/92Referee's report by Julian Sorell Huxley, on a paper 'The mammary gland of the rhesus monkey under normal and experimental conditions' by Sydney John Folley, A N Guthkelch and Solly ZuckermanOctober 1938
RR/68/287Referee's report by Edward Charles Dodds, on a paper 'Studies on the absorption of subcutaneously implanted tablets of hexoestrol' by Sydney John Folley[1943]
RR/68/288Referee's report by Edward Charles Dodds, on a paper 'The response of the bovine ovary to pregnant mares’ serum and horse pituitary extract' by Sydney John Folley and F H Malpress[1943]
RR/53/81Referee's report by Alfred Joseph Clark, on a paper 'The effect of salts on cell permeability as shown by studies of milk secretion—(continued)' by Sydney John Folley and Geoffrey Lewis Peskett[October 1934]
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