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Biographical entry Rand, Michael (1927 - 2002)

Born
19 August 1927
Freckenham, Suffolk, England
Died
9 May 2002
Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Pharmacologist and Toxicologist

Summary

Michael Rand was professor of pharmacology at the University of Melbourne 1965-1991.

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Events

1953 - 1956
Career position - Fellowship in Sydney
1956 - 1957
Career position - Departmental Demonstrator at the University of Oxford, UK
1959 - 1960
Career position - Australia and New Zealand Life Insurance Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney
1960 - 1965
Career position - Research Fellow and Lecturer at the University of London
1965 - 1991
Career position - Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Melbourne
1970 - 1976
Career position - Member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee of the National Heart Foundation
1970 - 2002
Career position - Member of the Australian Tobacco Research Foundation
1972 - 2002
Career position - Member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Toxicology
1974
Career position - President of the Australasian Society of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacologists
1984 - 2002
Career position - Trustee of the International Life Sciences Institute of Australia
1985 - 2002
Career position - Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Autonomic Pharmacology
1987
Career position - President of the Australasian Society of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacologists
1989 - 1991
Career position - President of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society
1991 - 1996
Career position - Commissioner of the National Food Authority (part-time)
1991 - 2002
Career position - Adjunct Professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, later RMIT University
1991 - 2002
Career position - Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Melbourne
1993 - 2002
Career position - Chairman of the Smoking and Health Research Foundation
1999 - 2002
Career position - President of the Southeast Asian/Western Pacific Federation of Pharmacologists

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Rae, Ian D., 'The Roche Research Institute of Marine Pharmacology, 1974-1981: Searching for Drug Leads', Historical Records of Australian Science , vol. 20, no. 2, 2009, pp. 209-231. Details
  • Rand, M. J., 'Adventures in autopharmacology: a biographic view with digressions into other matters', Annual review of Pharmacology and Toxicology, vol. 33, 1993, pp. 25-44. Details
  • Story, D., 'Obituary: Michael John Rand (1927 - 2002)', Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, vol. 29, no. 9, 2002, pp. 856-8. Details

Newspaper Articles

  • Jones, Philip, 'Obituary: Professor Michael Rand, Experimental pharmacologist and toxicologist', The Age, 29 May 2002. Details

Online Resources

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