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Biographical entry McLachlan, Elspeth Mary (1942 - )

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Born
22 July 1942
Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physiologist

Summary

Elspeth Mary McLachlan has held a number of positions, the most recent being Professor and Head of Department, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of Queensland 1988-93; Senior Principal Research Fellow, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Sydney 1993-99; Conjoint Professor, School of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of New South Wales 1993- ; Director, Centre for Research Management, National Health & Medical Research Council; Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research), University of New South Wales. She is a world authority on neural pathways within the autonomic nervous system. Her work has ranged from detailed analyses of transmission in autonomic ganglia to studies of the organisation of autonomic nervous pathways and their disorder in pathological states.

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Events

1962
Career position - Tutor in Physiology at Women's College, University of Sydney
1963
Career position - Teaching Fellow in the Department of Physiology at the University of Sydney
1963
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
1964
Career position - Pharmacologist at Roche Products Ltd., UK
1964 - 1966
Career position - Assistant Keeper in National Reference Library for Science and Invention at the British Museum
1966
Career position - Assistant Specifications Officer at Johnson & Johnson Pty. Ltd. in Sydney
1967
Career position - Scientific Officer at Hallstrom Institute of Cardiology at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
1968 - 1969
Career position - National Heart Foundation Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Physiology at the University of Sydney
1970 - 1972
Career position - Assistant Lecturer in Physiology at the University of Sydney
1973
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1973
Career position - Temporary Lecturer in the Department of Physiology at the University of Sydney
1974
Career position - Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Physiology at Monash University
1975
Career position - National Heart Foundation Research Fellow at the Department of Physiology at Monash University
1975 - 1980
Career position - Lecturer in Physiology at Monash University
1981 - 1982
Career position - Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physiology at Monash University
1982 - 1987
Career position - National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Principal Research Fellow at the Baker Medical Research Institute
1987 - 1988
Career position - National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Principal Research Fellow and Associate Professor (conjoint) with the School of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales
1988 - 1993
Career position - Professor and Head of the Department of Physiology & Pharmacology at the University of Queensland
1993 -
Career position - Conjoint Professor in the School of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales
1993 -
Career position - Director of the Centre for Research Management at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
1993
Award - Max-Planck-Forschungspreis received
1993 - 1999
Career position - National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Principal Research Fellow
1993 - 1999
Career position - Senior Principal Research Fellow at the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute in Sydney
1994
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received
1996 - 1997
Award - President of the Australian Neuroscience Society
1997 -
Career position - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1998
Award - Ramaciotti Medal received

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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See also

  • Herd, Margaret (ed.), Who's Who in Australia 2002, 38 edn, Crown Content, Melbourne, 2001, 2020 pp. Details

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