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Corporate entry Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine (1971 - )

From
1971
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Functions
Medical Research
Website
http://www.hfi.unimelb.edu.au/
Location
Howard Florey Institute, Gate 11, Royal Parade, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010

Summary

The Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine was incorporated in 1971 by Act of Parliament. It is a self-governing institute within the University of Melbourne.

From their Web site, January 2003: "Working in partnership with leading national and international research institutes, we aim, through basic and clinical research, to improve health outcomes and better understand the causes of debilitating brain related illnesses."

Timeline

 1963 - 1971 Howard Florey Laboratories
       1971 - Howard Florey Institute of Experimental Physiology and Medicine

Published resources

Books

  • Hewat, Tim, The Florey: the Story of the Sheep Hilton, Collins/Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1990, 211 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_h.html. Details
  • Denton, Derek, 'Kenneth Baillieu Myer 1921-1992', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 18, no. 1, 2007, pp. 97-111. Details
  • McPhee, Peter, 'Wright, Sir Roy Douglas (1907-1990), Professor of Physiology and University Administrator', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 639-40. Details

Gavan McCarthy