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Authorised form of nameBrown; Sir; George Lindor (1903 - 1971); physiologist
Other forms of nameBrown, Sir Lindor
SurnameBrown
ForenamesGeorge Lindor
Dates1903 - 1971
Dates and placesBirth:
09 February 1903
Death:
22 February 1971
ActivityProfession:
Research field:
Physiology
Education:
B.Sc.Hons (Physiology) 1924, MSc. 1925 MB, Ch.B. Manch 1928, Manchester University;
Career:
Lecturer in Physiology, Leeds University 1928-1934; member of scientific staff of National Institute for Medical Research 1934-1939; Jodrell Professor of Physiology, University College London 1949-1960; Waynflete Professor of Physiology and Fellow of Magdalen College, University of Oxford, 1960-1967; Principal of Hertford College Oxford, 1967-1971
Bradley Prize Medal in Operative Surgery 1928
Feldberg Prize Lecturer 1961
Honorary doctorates from St Andrews (1958), University of Brazil (1958), Liege (1959), Leicester (1968), and Monash (1969).
Member of Danish and Brazilian Academies of Science; Officer of the Order of the Southern Cross of Brazil (19590
Honorary Secretary of Physiological Society 1941-1949
Honours:
CBE 1947; Kt 1957
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
21/03/1946
Lectures:
Croonian 1964
Council:
Sec 1955-1963; VP 1956-1963
RelationshipsMarried 1930 Jane Rosamond Lees, daughter of C H Lees, Professor of Physics in London and Vice Principal of Queen Mary College. Had one daughter, Helen (Mrs Aly Uygur) who graduated in medicine; Christopher, an engineer; Stephen, an airline piot; and Humphrey, a biomedical engineer.
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1974 vol 20 pp 41-73, plate, by F C MacIntosh and W D M Paton
Royal Society codeNA1877
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
HF/1/17/1/26/7Letter from Howard Walter Florey to Lindor Brown, Department of Physiology, Oxford14 June 1961
HF/1/17/1/36/39Letter from Lindor Brown, Department of Physiology, Oxford to Howard Walter Florey22 January 1965
HF/1/19/6/54/17Letter from Lindor Brown, Department of Physiology, Oxford to Howard Walter Florey16 February 1967
HF/1/17/1/35/44Lindor Brown, Department of Physiology, Oxford to H W THompson13 February 1965
HF/1/17/4/8/50G Lindor Brown, University Laboratory of Physiology, Oxford to David Martin, Executive Secretary, Royal Society20 June 1962
HF/1/17/1/47/73Copy of a letter from Lindor Brown, Department of Physiology, University of Oxford to Harry Melville, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, London17 April 1964
HWT/31/16Royal Society Scientific Information CommitteeApril 1967
IM/000604Brown, Sir George Lindornd
HWT/40/13Correspondence and papers regarding miscellaneous ICSU businessMay 1964
MS/739Notes for the Biographical Memoir of George Lindor Brown
HD/25/23Photograph of guests at dinner in honour of 90th birthday of Henry Dale11 June 1965
RR/55/67Referee's report by Alfred Joseph Clark, on a paper 'The pharmacology of ergometrine' by George Lindor Brown and Henry Hallett DaleSeptember 1935
RR/71/57Letter from Archibald Vivian Hill, to Edward Salisbury, regarding a paper 'Fatigue and neuromuscular block in mammalian skeletal muscle' by George Lindor Brown and Benedict Delisle Burns30 August 1948
RR/71/239Referee's report by George Lindor Brown, on a paper 'The gyroscopic mechanism of the halteres of Diptera' by John William Sutton Pringle1948
RR/72/151Referee's report by George Lindor Brown, on a paper 'Does heat production precede mechanical response in muscular contraction?' by Archibald Vivian Hill1949
RR/72/150Referee's report by George Lindor Brown, on a paper 'Is relaxation an active process?' by Archibald Vivian Hill1949
IM/GA/WS/2517Brown, Sir George Lindor1946
HF/1/17/1/26/9Letter from Lindor Brown, Department of Physiology, Oxford to Howard Walter Florey16 June 1961
IM/GA/WRS/8640Brown, Sir George Lindorc 1960
IM/000603Brown, Sir George Lindornd
RR/71/56Referee's report by Archibald Vivian Hill, on a paper 'Fatigue and neuromuscular block in mammalian skeletal muscle' by George Lindor Brown and Benedict Delisle Burns[1948]
EC/1946/03Brown, Sir George Lindor: certificate of election to the Royal Society
GLBPapers of Sir George Lindor Brown1925-1970
IM/000602Brown, Sir George Lindor1960
HD/25/21Presentation album for Henry Dale on his retirement from the National Institute for Medical Research 30 September 1942
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