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Authorised form of nameBurns; Benedict Delisle (1915 - 2001)
SurnameBurns
ForenamesBenedict Delisle
Dates1915 - 2001
Dates and placesBirth:
London, England (22 February 1915)
Death:
Hexham, Northumberland (06 September 2001)
ActivityResearch Field:
Neuroscience
Education:
University College School, Hampstead, London; Tubingen University (1931-1932, Physics and Chemistry); King's College, Cambridge (Natural Sciences, then Medicine)
Career:
University College Hospital, London (qualified 1939); operational research under Solly Zuckerman (FRS 1943) (during World War 2); research on neuromuscular transmission, National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) (1945-1949); Associate Professor, Department of Physiology (1950-1958), then Professor (1958-1967), McGill University, Montreal Canada ; Chairman of Department (1965-1967); Head, Division of Physiology and Pharmacology, NIMR (1967-1976); Honorary Professor of Neurobiology, Department of Anatomy, Bristol University (1977-1980); Visitor, Division of Neurobiology, University of Newcastle (1980-2001)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
21/03/1968
RelationshipsMarried: 1) (1938) Angela Ricardo, four sons (marriage dissolved); 2) (1954) Monika Kaputis, one daughter (marriage dissolved)
SourcesSources:
Obituary: Independent 15 November 2001
Royal Society codeNA8359
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
GLB/19/1/54B Burns, Victoria Avenue, Westmount, Canada to Brown3 February 1960
GLB/65/14/82B Delisle Burns, Richmond, Surrey to Brown18 October 1963
GLB/65/14/92Brown to B Delisle Burns, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill21 October 1966
IM/000684Burns, Benedict Delislend
GLB/65/14/83Brown to B Delisle Burns, Richmond, Surrey 19 October 1963
GLB/65/14/91B Delisle Burns, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill to Brown21 October 1966
GLB/65/14/88B Delisle Burns, Autonomics Division, National Physical Laboratory to Brown1 February 1965
GLB/65/14/85Brown to B Delisle Burns, Autonomics Division, National Physical Laboratory 29 October 1963
GLB/65/14/87Brown to B Delisle Burns, Autonomics Division, National Physical Laboratory 29 January 1965
GLB/65/14/79Brown to B Delisle Burns, Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal22 August 1961
GLB/65/14/89B Delisle Burns, Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal to Brown6 May 1966
GLB/65/14/80B Delisle Burns, Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal to Brown5 November 1962
GLB/65/14/86B Delisle Burns, Autonomics Division, National Physical Laboratory to Brown27 January 1965
GLB/65/14/90Brown to B Delisle Burns, Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal16 May 1966
GLB/65/14/81B Delisle Burns, Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal to Brown15 November 1962
GLB/65/14/84B Delisle Burns, Autonomics Division, National Physical Laboratory to Brown24 October 1963
EC/1968/05Burns, Benedict Delisle: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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/71/56Referee'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]
GLB/65/14/78B Delisle Burns, Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal to Brown28 July 1961
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