New Committee for Research in Mental Disorders

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    THE Medical Research Council, in consultation with the Board of Control, has appointed a new committee to advise and assist in the promotion of research into mental disorders. The reconstituted committee will include representatives not only of psychiatry, medical psychology, and the study of mental deficiency, but also of neurology, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, and genetics. The chairman of the Committee will be Prof. E. D. Adrian, of the Medical Research Council, and the following will also serve: Sir C. Hubert Bond, Board of Control; Dr. Bernard Hart, University College Hospital, London; Prof. D. K. Henderson, Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Mental and Nervous Disorders; Dr. T. A. Ross, Cassel Hospital, Penshurst; Dr. E. O. Lewis, Board of Control; Dr. C. P. Symonds, Guy's Hospital, London; Dr. J. H. Quastel, Cardiff City Mental Hospital; Dr. J. G. Greenfield, National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London; F. L. Golla, Maudsley Hospital, London; and Dr. L. S. Penrose, Royal Eastern Counties' Institution, Colchester. Sir David Munro, of the Council's staff, will act as secretary.

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