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Corporate entry John Curtin School of Medical Research (1948 - )

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1948
Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Website
http://jcsmr.anu.edu.au/

Summary

The John Curtin School of Medical Research was established in 1948. It is Australia's national medical research institute and is located at the Australian National University. The idea for such an institute came from Howard Florey and supported and named after Prime Minister John Curtin.

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  • Ada, Gordon Leslie (1922 - 2012)

    Gordon Ada was Professor of Microbiology at the John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University from 1968-1988

    Date: 1968 - 1988

  • Albert, Adrien (1907 - 1989)

    Adrien Albert was Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

    Date: 1949 - 1972

  • Courtice, Frederick Colin (Colin) (1911 - 1992)

    Colin Courtice was Professor of Experimental Pathology at the John Curtin School of Medical Research.

    Date: 1958 -

  • Curtis, David Roderick (1927 - 2017)

    David Curtis worked at the John Curtin School of Medical Research as Chairman of the Division of Physiological Sciences (1988), Head of the Division of Neuroscience (1989), Howard Florey Professor of Medical Research (1989 - 1992) and Director of the John Curtin School of Medical Research (1989 - 1992).

    Date: 1988 - 1992

  • Dwyer, Francis Patrick John (1910 - 1962)

    Francis Dwyer was Professor and Head of the Biological and Inorganic Chemistry Unit, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University from 1960

    Date: 1960 -

  • Ennor, Arnold Hughes (Hugh) (1912 - 1977)

    Hugh Ennor held multiple positions at the John Curtin School of Medical Research between 1958 and 1967.

    Date: 1958 - 1967

  • Fenner, Frank John (1914 - 2010)

    Frank Fenner held multiple positions within the John Curtin School of Medical Research including Professor of Microbiology (1949 - 1967) and Director (1967 - 1973).

    Date: 1949 - 1973

  • Gibson, Frank William Ernest (1923 - 2008)

    Frank Gibson held multiple positions at the John Curtin School of Medical Research from 1967. These included roles as Head of the Biochemistry Department (1967 - 1976) (1980 - 1988), Director and Howard Florey Professor of Medical Research (1977 - 1980), and Visiting Fellow of the Membrane Chemistry Group (1992 - )

    Date: 1967 -

Published resources

Books

  • Fenner, Frank and Curtis, David, The John Curtin School of Medical Research: the First Fifty Years, 1948-1998, Brolga Press, Gundaroo, New South Wales, 2001, 565 (577) pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Fenner, Frank, 'The history of the John Curtin School of Medical Research: a centre for research and postgraduate education in the basic medical sciences', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 1971, v.2, no. 24 July, 1971, pp. 177-86. Details
  • Lafferty, K.J., 'The John Curtin School of Medical Research: Past Achievements and Future Directions', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 163, no. 11-12, 1995, pp. 609-611. Details
  • Porter, R., 'The John Curtin School of Medical Research', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 142, 1985, pp. 205-213. Details

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