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Biographical entry Derrick, Edward Holbrook (1898 - 1976)

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Born
18 September 1898
Blackwood, Victoria, Australia
Died
15 June 1976
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Medical scientist

Summary

Edward Holbrook Derrick was Director of the Research Bureau, Asthma Foundation of Queensland from 1966 after being Director, Queensland Institute of Medical Research 1961-66 and Deputy Director from its inception in 1947. He was a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) since 1955.

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Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Edward Holbrook Derrick - Records, 1909 - 1976, MS 105; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details
  • Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Research in Pathology and Medicine, c. 1936 - c. 1940, MS 052; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Edwrd Holbrook Derrick', Pathology, vol. 9, no. 3, 1977, pp. 270-271. Details
  • Cooke, Robin, 'Q Fever: was Edward Derrick's Contribution Undervalued?', Medical Journal of Australia , vol. 18, 2008, pp. 660-662. Details
  • Derrick, E. H., 'A Mystery Fever Invades Brisbane', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 2, no. 3, 1972, pp. 39-51. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9720230039.htm. Details
  • Derrick, E. H., 'The birth of the Queensland Institute of Medical Research', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1972, v.2, no. 21 October, 1972, pp. 952-9. Details
  • Doherty, R. L. and Tonge, J. I., 'Edward Holbrook Derrick', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1976, no. 2, 1976, pp. 731-2. Details
  • Doherty, Ralph L., 'The Bancroft tradition in infectious desease research in Queensland, part 2', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1978, v.2, no. 16 December, 1978, pp. 591-4. Details
  • Doherty, Ralph L., 'The Bancroft tradition in infectious desease research in Queensland, part 1', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1978, v.2, no. 2 December, 1978, pp. 560-3. Details
  • Mackerras, I. M., 'Edward Holbrook Derrick', Records of the Australian Academy of Science, vol. 4, no. 1, 1979, pp. 82-102. Also available at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/HR9790410082.htm. Details

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