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The Physiological Society

Index The Physiological Society

The Physiological Society, founded in 1876, is a learned society for physiologists in the United Kingdom. [1]

55 relations: Albert George Dew-Smith, Alison Brading, Andrew King (neurophysiologist), Animal testing, Anne Warner (scientist), Annette Dolphin, Bayliss and Starling Society, Biosciences Federation, Colin Blakemore, D. F. Fraser-Harris, David Eisner (physiologist), Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, Experimental Physiology, Feng Depei, František Vyskočil, Frederick Gowland Hopkins, George Billman, Gerald Francis Yeo, Goddards House and Garden, History of catecholamine research, History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, Ivor Lloyd Tuckett, J. E. Harold Terry, John Beresford Leathes, John Gray McKendrick, John Smyth Macdonald, John Wiley & Sons, Jonathan Ashmore, Kenneth Cross (physiologist), Lars Walløe, List of learned societies, Lucia Sivilotti, Mabel Purefoy FitzGerald, May Mellanby, Mike Tipton, Olga Hudlická, Otto Hutter, Otto Loewi, Pete Moore (science writer), Philip Hamill, Physiological Reports, Physiology, Robert McCarrison, Salvador Moncada, Science Council, Star and Garter Hotel, Richmond, Stephen Waxman, Susan Wray, The Journal of Physiology, Tilli Tansey, ..., V. J. Woolley, Walter Sydney Lazarus-Barlow, Wellcome Library, William Cramer (pathologist), William Stirling (physiologist). Expand index (5 more) »

Albert George Dew-Smith

Albert George Dew-Smith (27 October 1848 – 17 March 1903) was a British physiologist, lens maker, bibliophile, and amateur photographer.

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Alison Brading

Alison Brading (26 February 1939 - 7 January 2011) was a British scientist who studied the physiology and pharmacology of smooth muscle, particularly in the urinary tract.

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Andrew King (neurophysiologist)

Andrew John King (born 8 April 1959) is a Professor of Neurophysiology and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford.

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Animal testing

Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation, animal research and in vivo testing, is the use of non-human animals in experiments that seek to control the variables that affect the behavior or biological system under study.

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Anne Warner (scientist)

Anne E. Warner (25 August 1940 – 16 May 2012) was a British biologist and a professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at University College London.

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Annette Dolphin

Annette Catherine Dolphin (born 1951) is a Professor of Pharmacology in the Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology at University College London (UCL).

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Bayliss and Starling Society

The Bayliss and Starling Society was founded in 1979 as a forum for research scientists with specific interests in the chemistry, physiology and function of central and autonomic peptides.

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Biosciences Federation

The Biosciences Federation (BSF) was a United Kingdom body formed in 2002.

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Colin Blakemore

Sir Colin Brian Blakemore, (born 1 June 1944), is a British neurobiologist, specialising in vision and the development of the brain, who is Professor of Neuroscience and Philosophy in the School of Advanced Study, University of London and Emeritus Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Oxford. He was formerly Chief Executive of the British Medical Research Council (MRC). He is best known to the public as a communicator of science but also as the target of a long-running animal rights campaign. According to The Observer, he has been both "one of the most powerful scientists in the UK" and "a hate figure for the animal rights movement".McKie, Robin.. The Observer, 14 September 2003.

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D. F. Fraser-Harris

David Fraser Fraser-Harris (24 February 1867 - 3 January 1937), best known as D. F. Fraser-Harris, was a Scottish Professor of physiology and a writer.

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David Eisner (physiologist)

David Alfred Eisner, FRCP (Hon), FMedSci, (born 3 January 1955) is British Heart Foundation Professor of Cardiac Physiology at the University of Manchester and President of The Physiological Society.

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Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer

Sir Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer FRS FRSE FRCP LLD (2 June 1850 – 29 March 1935) was an English physiologist.

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Experimental Physiology

Experimental Physiology is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of The Physiological Society.

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Feng Depei

Feng Depei or Te-Pei Feng (1907–1995) was a Chinese neuroscientist, physiologist, and educator.

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František Vyskočil

František Vyskočil (September 3, 1941) is a Czech neuroscientist and a Professor of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neurobiology at Charles University.

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Frederick Gowland Hopkins

Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins (20 June 1861 – 16 May 1947) was an English biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1929, with Christiaan Eijkman, for the discovery of vitamins, even though Casimir Funk, a Polish biochemist, is widely credited with discovering vitamins.

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George Billman

George Edward Billman (born July 23, 1954) is an American physiologist and professor at Ohio State University.

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Gerald Francis Yeo

Gerald Francis Yeo (19 January, 1845 – 1 May, 1909) was an Irish physiologist and academic.

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Goddards House and Garden

Goddards House and Garden is an Arts and Crafts house in Dringhouses, York, England.

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History of catecholamine research

The catecholamines comprise the endogenous substances dopamine, noradrenaline (norepinephrine) and adrenaline (epinephrine) as well as numerous artificially synthesized compounds such as isoprenaline.

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History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group

The History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group (HoMBRG) is an academic organisation specialising in recording and publishing the oral history of twentieth and twenty-first century biomedicine.

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Ivor Lloyd Tuckett

Ivor Lloyd Tuckett (1 February 1873 – 28 November 1942) was a British professor of physiology, physician, and skeptic.

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J. E. Harold Terry

Joseph Edward Harold Terry (1885-1939) was an English novelist, playwright, actor and critic who was born in York.

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John Beresford Leathes

John Beresford Leathes DSc, MA, FRS, FRCS, FRCP (5 November 1864 – 14 September 1956) was a British physiologist and an early biochemist.

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John Gray McKendrick

Prof John Gray McKendrick FRS FRSE FRCPE LLD (12 August 1841 – 2 January 1926) was a distinguished Scottish Physiologist.

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John Smyth Macdonald

John Smyth Macdonald FRS (1867, Dublin – 29 March 1941) was a British physiologist.

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John Wiley & Sons

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing.

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Jonathan Ashmore

Jonathan Felix Ashmore (born 1948) is a British physicist and Bernard Katz Professor of Biophysics at University College London.

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Kenneth Cross (physiologist)

Sir Kenneth William Cross MRCS LRCP, FRCP (born 26 March 1916 in London, died 10 October 1990) was a British physiologist who was principally known for his fundamental contributions to the physiology of newborns that were so relevant to paediatric practice at the time.

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Lars Walløe

Lars Walløe (born 20 May 1938) is a Norwegian academic, chemist, physiologist, and scientific adviser to the Norwegian government.

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List of learned societies

This is a partial list of learned societies, grouped by country.

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Lucia Sivilotti

Lucia Giulia Sivilotti holds the A.J. Clark Chair of Pharmacology at University College London.

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Mabel Purefoy FitzGerald

Mabel Purefoy FitzGerald (3 August 1872 – 24 August 1973) was a British physiologist and clinical pathologist best known for her work on the physiology of respiration.

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May Mellanby

May Mellanby, née Tweedy (1882 – 5 March 1978) was an English medical researcher, styled Lady Mellanby after her husband, Edward Mellanby, was knighted in 1937.

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Mike Tipton

Mike Tipton is Professor of Human & Applied Physiology at the Extreme Environments Laboratory, Department of Sport & Exercise Science at the University of Portsmouth.

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Olga Hudlická

Olga Hudlická (11 July 1926 – 3 May 2014) was a Czech-born physiologist, who fled the normalization of communism in her country and moved to England.

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Otto Hutter

Otto Fred Hutter (b 29 February 1924) is Emeritus Regius Professor of Physiology at the University of Glasgow, is a physiologist.

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Otto Loewi

Otto Loewi (3 June 1873 – 25 December 1961) was a German-born pharmacologist and psychobiologist who discovered the role of acetylcholine as an endogenous neurotransmitter. For his discovery he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1936, which he shared with Sir Henry Dale, who was a lifelong friend who helped to inspire the neurotransmitter experiment. Loewi met Dale in 1902 when spending some months in Ernest Starling's laboratory at University College, London.

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Pete Moore (science writer)

Pete Moore is an English science writer, author, speaker and futurist.

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Philip Hamill

Philip Hamill (15 October 1883 - 3 March 1959) was a British physiologist, physician, and teacher of pharmacology and therapeutics.

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Physiological Reports

Physiological Reports is a peer-reviewed open access online only scientific journal covering original research in all areas of physiology.

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Physiology

Physiology is the scientific study of normal mechanisms, and their interactions, which work within a living system.

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Robert McCarrison

Major-General Sir Robert McCarrison, CIE, FRCP (15 March 1878 – 18 May 1960) was a Northern Ireland physician and nutritionist in the Indian Medical Service, who was made a Companion of the Indian Empire (CIE) in 1923, (See p.3946 for list heading) received a knighthood in July 1933, and was appointed as Honourable Physician to the King in 1935.

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Salvador Moncada

Sir Salvador Moncada, FRS, FRCP, FMedSci (born 3 December 1944) is a Honduran-British pharmacologist and professor.

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Science Council

The Science Council is a UK organisation that was established by Royal Charter in 2003.

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Star and Garter Hotel, Richmond

The Star and Garter Hotel in Richmond was a hotel located in the London countryside (later suburbs) on Richmond Hill overlooking the Thames Valley, on the site later occupied by the Royal Star and Garter Home, Richmond.

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Stephen Waxman

Stephen George Waxman (born 1945) is an American neurologist and neuroscientist.

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Susan Wray

Susan Wray is professor of cellular and molecular physiology at the University of Liverpool.

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The Journal of Physiology

The Journal of Physiology is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that was established in 1878 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of The Physiological Society.

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Tilli Tansey

Professor Elizabeth M. Tansey OBE, FMedSci, HonFRCP, known as Tilli, is a medical historian and former neurochemist.

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V. J. Woolley

Victor James Woolley (1878-1966) was a British physiologist and parapsychologist.

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Walter Sydney Lazarus-Barlow

Walter Sydney Lazarus-Barlow, born Walter Sydney Lazarus, (18 July 1865 – 15 January 1950) is an English physician who was professor of experimental pathology at the Middlesex Hospital.

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Wellcome Library

The Wellcome Library is founded on the collection formed by Sir Henry Wellcome (1853–1936), whose personal wealth allowed him to create one of the most ambitious collections of the 20th century.

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William Cramer (pathologist)

Dr William Cramer FRSE (2 June 1878 – 10 August 1945) was a German-born British pathologist and physiologist, best known for his work with the Imperial Cancer Research Fund.

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William Stirling (physiologist)

William "Billy" Stirling MD, FRSE (26 January 1851 in Grangemouth – 1 October 1932 in Manchester), was a Scottish physiologist.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Physiological_Society

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