Authorised form of nameVerney; Ernest Basil (1894 - 1967)
Dates1894 - 1967
Place of birthCardiff, Glamorgan, Wales
Date of birth22 August 1894
Place of deathCambridge
Date of death19/08/1967
Research fieldPhysiology
MA, MB (Camb)
Sheilds Reader in Pharmacology, University of Cambridge; ex-Professor of Pharmacology, University of London; Goulstonian Lecturer, Royal College of Physicians, 1929
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election07/05/1936
Royal Society activityLectures:
Croonian 1947
Bulloch's Roll; DSB vol 18 pp 960-962
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1970 vol 16 pp 523-542, plate, by I de Burgh Daly and L Mary Pickford
Claude Debru, 'On the Usefulness of the History of Science for Scientific Education' in NR 1997 vol 51 pp 291-307
Royal Society codeNA6860
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1936/17Verney, Ernest Basil: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CMB/278/72Paper passed for publication in Phil. Trans.30 May 1956
IM/004721Verney, Ernest Basilnd
MDA/A/22/61Letter from Ernest Basil Verney to Albert C Seward, University of Cambridge, Pharmacological Laboratory7 June 1939
RR/31/65Referee's report by Arthur Robertson Cushny, on a paper 'The secretion of urine as studied on the isolated kidney' by Ernest Henry Starling and Ernest Basil Verney[October 1924]
RR/69/145Referee's report by Ernest Basil Verney, on a paper 'The innervation and actions of the neurophypophysis; an investigation using the method of remote-control stimulation' by Geoffrey Wingfield Harris 1945
NLB/67/61Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS14 October 1924
NLB/67/21Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir John Rose Bradford, KCMG, FRS2 October 1924
NLB/72/89Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [Ernest Basil] Verney; University College, Gower Street25 February 1929
RR/34/126Referee's report by Ernest Henry Starling, on a paper 'The secretion of pituitrin in mammals, as shown by perfusion of the isolated kidney of the dog' by Ernest Basil Verney[February 1926]
MDA/C/26/153Application to the Scientific Relief Fund, on behalf of Ernest Basil Verney1931
RR/46/14Referee's report by John Scott Haldane, on two papers 'The absorption and excretion of water by the mammal. Part I.—The relation between absorption of water and its excretion by the innervated and denervated kidney' and 'The absorption and excretion of water by the mammal. Part II.—Factors influencing the response of the kidney to water ingestion' by A Klisiecki, Lillian Mary Pickford, P Rothschild and Ernest Basil Verney[January 1933]
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