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Prof. B. A. McSwiney, F.R.S

Nature volume 159, pages 596597 (03 May 1947) | Download Citation



IN the sudden and most untimely death of B. A. McSwiney on March 8, physiology and physiologists have suffered a most grievous loss. At a time when enthusiasm, energy and wisdom are conjointly needed for the development of medical education and its safe progress in a period of transition, the University of London and the Medical School of St. Thomas's Hospital have lost a professor and a dean who possessed these qualities in abundance.

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