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Biographical entry Angus, James Alexander (1949 - )

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Born
15 February 1949
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Pharmacologist

Summary

James Angus has worked at many of Victoria's leading research institutes and in 2003 was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. Prior to this he was Deputy Director of the Baker Medical Research Institute in Victoria (1990-1992) and then held the Personal Chair in Pharmacology at Monash University for eleven years. Angus has been a member of a great many Australian scientific committees and societies and has been involved in numerous national and international scientific meetings.

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1970
Education - Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of Sydney
1973
Career position - Research Fellow at the Hallstrom Institute of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney (six months)
1974
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Sydney
1975 - 1976
Career position - Senior Research Officer at the Baker Medical Research Institute in Prahran, Victoria
1977 - 1979
Career position - C.J. Martin Travelling Fellow at University College (1977) and The Wellcome Research Laboratories (1978) in the UK and at the Baker Medical Research Institute
1980 - 1981
Career position - Senior Research Officer at the Baker Medical Research Institute
1981 - 1989
Career position - Research Fellow, then Senior Research Fellow then Principal Research Fellow at the Baker Medical Research Institute
1984
Award - Alfred Gottschalk Medal received from the Australian Academy of Science
1989 - 1993
Career position - Senior Principal Research Fellow at the Baker Medical Research Institute
1990 - 1992
Career position - Deputy Director of the Baker Medical Research Institute
1991 - 1997
Career position - Member of the Murdoch Institute for Birth Defects Board in Melbourne
1992
Career position - Personal Chair in Pharmacology at Monash University in Clayton, Victoria (ten months)
1993 -
Career position - Member of the Poisons Advisory Committee of the Victorian Department of Health and Community Services
1994 -
Career position - Member of the Queensland Pharmaceutical Research Institute at Griffith University
1994 -
Career position - Member of the National Committee for Pharmacology at the Australian Academy of Science
1996 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
1998 -
Career position - Member of the Executive Council of the International Union of Pharmacology
1998 - 2003
Career position - Member of the Microsurgery Foundation Board at St Vincent's Hospital
2001 - 2004
Career position - Councillor of the Australian Academy of Science
2002 -
Career position - First Vice-President of the International Union of Pharmacology
2003 -
Career position - Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne
2003
Award - Centenary Medal received from the Australian Government
2004 -
Career position - Member of the Melbourne Health Board
2004 -
Career position - Board member of the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine

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