Biographical entry Hurst, Edward Weston (1900 - 1980)
- Bacteriologist and Pathologist
Edward Weston Hurst was Director of the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide 1936-43 and Keith Sheridan Professor of Experimental Medicine, University of Adelaide 1938-43. He spent most of the remainder of his career in England.
Born Birmingham, UK, 1900. Died Southampton, UK 1980. Educated University of Birmingham (BSc 1920, MB, ChB 1922, MD 1924, DSc 1932). Walter Myers Travelling Student University of Birmingham 1923-24, postgraduate study and research work at National Hospital, Queen Square, London 1923-25, Pathologist to Miller General Hospital for S.E. London 1926-28, Pathologist to Millbank fund for Research on Poliomyelitis 1928-32, Associate at Rockefeller Institute, Princeton 1932-34, Member of Research Staff, Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, London 1932-36, Reader in Experimental Pathology, University of London 1932-36, William Withering Lecturer, University of Birmingham 1935, Director, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide 1936-43, Keith Sheridan Professor of Experimental Medicine, University of Adelaide, 1938-43. Returned to England to become Bacteriologist, Biological Department, Imperial Chemical (Pharmaceuticals) Ltd., Manchester, later becoming Head of the Subdivision of Micro-organismal Research, then Pathologist to the Industrial Hygiene Research Laboratory, then consultant to the laboratory after his retirement. Sir Joseph Bancroft Orator, Qld Branch, British Medical Association 1940; G.E. Rennie Memorial Lecturer Royal Australasian College of Physicians 1941.
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 16 September 2004