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Sir Arnold Burgen
|Born||20 March 1922|
|Alma mater||Middlesex Hospital Medical School|
|Institutions||McGill University |
University of Cambridge
Sir Arnold Stanley Vincent Burgen, FRS (born 20 March 1922) is a retired British physician, pharmacologist, academic and university administrator. He was Master of Darwin College, Cambridge from 1982–89, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of The University of Cambridge from 1985–89, and founding President of the Academia Europæa.
He is married to British crystallographer Olga Kennard.
Burgen attended Christ's College Finchley, a grammar school in Finchley, north London. He was subsequently a student at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School (now part of University College, London) becoming a Doctor of Medicine in 1950.
- House Physician, Middlesex Hospital, 1945; Demonstrator, 1945–48, Asst Lectr, 1948–49, in Pharmacology, Middlesex Hospital Medical School.
- Professor of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, 1949–62; Deputy Director, University Clinic, Montreal General Hospital, 1957-62.
- Sheild Professor of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, 1962–71; Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge, 1962–71, Hon. Fellow 1972
- Director, National Institute for Medical Research, 1971-82.
- President, the International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 1972-75
Burgen was appointed Fellow of the Royal Society in 1964, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1969, and was knighted in the 1976 New Year Honours. Burgen was elected a Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States in 1987. He became an Honorary Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge in 1989.
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Ernest Basil Verney
| Sheild Professor of Pharmacology, Cambridge University
1962 - 1971
Gustav Victor Rudolf Born
| Master of Darwin College, Cambridge
1982 - 1989
G. E. R. Lloyd
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