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Biographical entry McCloskey, Douglas Ian (1941 - )

Born
23 October 1941

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Douglas Ian McCloskey is the Director of the Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute and a conjoint in the School of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales. His laboratory is concerned with two broad aspects of brain function. Firstly, factors which determine the accuracy of voluntary movement are studied in normal and neurologically-impaired patients to try to understand movement control as well as develop new diagnostic tests; secondly the way in which the brain regulates breathing, blood pressure and heart rate are studied to try and find improved methods of treatment for diseases like high blood pressure. Taken from http://www.hr.unsw.edu.au/recruit/supsenior.htm 2004

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1963
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc Med) completed at the University of Sydney
1965 - 1966
Career position - Lecturer at University College, University of Oxford
1966
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Oxford, UK
1968
Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS) completed at the University of Sydney
1970
Career position - Lecturer at Pembroke College, University of Oxford
1970 - 1971
Career position - Research Fellow at Pembroke College
1972 -
Career position - Member of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society
1972
Career position - Visiting Senior Scientist at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, USA
1972 - 1975
Career position - Lecturer then Senior in Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales
1975 - 1982
Career position - Member of the New South Wales Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee of the National Heart Foundation of Australia
1976 - 1981
Career position - Associate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales
1977 -
Award - Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP)
1977 - 1980
Career position - Councillor of the Australian Physiological and Pharmacological Society
1980
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of New South Wales
1981 -
Career position - Member of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Committee of the Asthma Foundation of New South Wales
1981 -
Career position - Personal Chair in Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of New South Wales
1984 -
Career position - Member of the National Committee for Physiology for the Australian Academy of Science
1985 -
Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)

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