Beit Memorial Fellowships for Medical Research


    THE following elections have been made to Beit Memorial Fellowships for Medical Research, with permission for each fellow to be seconded at any time for war duties: Fourth Year Fellowships (£500 a year): Dr. W. Holmes, to continue the study of the regeneration of nerve fibres after injury (Department of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, University Museum, Oxford); Dr. Mary F. Lockett, to continue the study of renal pressor substances responsible for experimental high blood pressure (Pharmacology Laboratory, Cambridge). Junior Fellowships (£400 a year): Dr. J. C. Boursnell, to study the fate and functions of trace and some other elements in the animal body, using radioactive isotopes (Department of Biochemistry and Chemistry, Medical College of St. Bartholomew's Hospital); Dr. G. A. Levvy, to study the adaptive enzymes in the animal body with special reference to the role of glucuronidase in the metabolism of steroid hormones and related substances (Department of Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh); Dr. H. J. Rogers, to study the biochemistry of hyaluronidase obtained from various sources, and the role of enzymes such as hyaluronidase and lecithinase and other bacterial antigens in infection (Lister Institute, Elstree, Herts); Dr. G. J. Romanes, to study the relationship between the developing mesoderm and the motor apparatus of the spinal cord supplying it (Department of Anatomy, University of Cambridge); Dr. F. Sanger, to study the chemical structure of proteins with special reference to insulin (Sir William Dunn Institute of Biochemistry, Cambridge); Miss S. P. V. Sherlock, to study the hepatic function in disease by biopsy methods (Department of Medicine, British Postgraduate Medical School); Dr. Charity Way-mouth, to study the factors influencing tissue growth in vitro (Physiology Department, University of Aberdeen); Mr. E. C. Webb, to study the ultimate mode of action of drugs and poisons in living tissues (Sir William Dunn Institute of Biochemistry, Cambridge).

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    Beit Memorial Fellowships for Medical Research. Nature 154, 176 (1944) doi:10.1038/154176b0

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