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Beit Memorial Fellowships for Medical Research

Nature volume 162, page 212 (07 August 1948) | Download Citation



THE following elections have been made by the Beit Memorial Trustees : Senior Fellowship (£900 a year) : Dr. F. Sanger (Cambridge), to study the structure of proteins with special reference to insulin, at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. Junior Fellowships (normal value £600 a year) : D. A. Darcy (Dalhousie, Canada), to study the role of the lymphocyte and plasma cell in homo-graft breakdown, at the Department of Zoology and Comparative Anatomy, Oxford ; R. M. C. Dawson (London), to study biochemical changes in the brain associated with different forms of functional activity, at the Biochemical Laboratories, Cardiff City Mental Hospital ; F. N. Fastier (New Zealand), to study the nature of the musculotropic action of basic amidine derivatives, at the Department of Pharmacology, Oxford ; Dr. L. J. Haynes (London), to study the synthesis of the coenzyme, cozymase, at the University Chemical Laboratory, Cambridge ; Dr. A. T. James (London), to study the relationship between structure and biological activity in naturally occurring substances, at the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, London ; A. McCoubrey (London), to study analgesic and addictive tendencies from a chemical point of view, at the Departments of Organic Chemistry and Pharmacology, University of Leeds ; S. W. Stanbury (Manchester), to study the effect of changes in nervous activity, induced by narcosis and sleep, on the renal circulation and blood pressure in normal and hypertensive individuals, at the Department of Medicine, University of Manchester ; D. Verel (Cambridge), to study the postural hypotension which may follow prolonged rest in bed, at the Clinical Research Unit, Guy‘s Hospital, London.

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