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Biographical entry Maxwell, Leslie Algernon (Ivan) (1890 - 1964)

Born
1890
Brockesly district, New South Wales, Australia
Died
24 April 1964
Occupation
Biochemist and Physician

Summary

Leslie Maxwell was associated with the early development of biochemistry at the University of Melbourne and in 1920 he was appointed lecturer in clinical biochemistry. He made major contributions to the field of allergies but his special interest was in the endocrine glands.

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Events

- 1914
Education - Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Dookie College, The University of Melbourne, Australia
- 1918
Education - Medicine, First Class Honours, The University of Melbourne, Australia
1914 - 1915
Education - Masters of Science, The University of Melbourne, Australia
1915 -
Award - Elected to the Physiological Society, London, England
1919 - 1921
Career position - Resident Medical Officer, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
1920 -
Career position - Part-time Senior Lecturer in Medical Biochemistry, The University of Melbourne, Australia
c. 1922 - c. 1926
Career position - Private Practice Physician, Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia
1927 - 1943
Career position - Out-Patient Physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
1943 - 1950
Career position - In-Patient Physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

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Books

  • Flesch, Juliet, Transforming biology : a history of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Melbourne, ed. Smitz, Paul, Miegunyah Press, Carlton, Victoria, Australia. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.