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Royal College of Physicians

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1518 by Henry VIII in London.

Official Website:
http://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/

Location:
London, England

Founding Date:
1518

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
David W. K. Acheson
Government
?   Food Safety Czar
Edgar Adrian
Scientist
30-Nov-1889 4-Aug-1977 Electricity within nerve cells
Mark Akenside
Poet
9-Nov-1721 23-Jun-1770 The Pleasures of the Imagination
John Arbuthnot
Doctor
1667 27-Feb-1735 Scriblerus Club
Hastings Banda
Head of State
1898 25-Nov-1997 First President of Malawi
Robert Bridges
Poet
23-Oct-1844 21-Apr-1930 Prometheus the Firegiver
Frank Macfarlane Burnet
Scientist
3-Sep-1899 31-Aug-1985 Acquired immunological tolerance
George Busk
Doctor
12-Aug-1807 10-Aug-1886 British surgeon and zoologist
John Caius
Doctor
6-Oct-1510 29-Jul-1573 Second founder of Gonville and Caius College
John Langdon Down
Doctor
18-Nov-1828 7-Oct-1896 Down's syndrome
Alexander Fleming
Scientist
6-Aug-1881 11-Mar-1955 Discovered penicillin
Joseph Mortimer Granville
Doctor
1833 1900 Electric vibrator
Susan Greenfield
Scientist
1-Oct-1950   Brain Story
John Scott Haldane
Doctor
3-May-1860 14-Mar-1936 Breathing regulated by CO2
William Harvey
Doctor
1-Apr-1578 3-Jun-1657 Discovered circulation of blood
J. Hughlings Jackson
Doctor
4-Apr-1835 7-Oct-1911 Father of British neurology
Bernard Katz
Scientist
26-Mar-1911 20-Apr-2003 Neurotransmitters and the pineal gland
Thomas Linacre
Doctor
c. 1460 20-Oct-1524 Established the Royal Academy of Physicians
John Macleod
Scientist
6-Sep-1876 16-Mar-1935 Helped discover insulin
Victor A. McKusick
Scientist
21-Oct-1921 22-Jul-2008 Father of medical genetics
Edward Mellanby
Doctor
8-Apr-1884 30-Jan-1955 Rickets
William Osler
Doctor
12-Jul-1849 29-Dec-1919 Father of psychosomatic medicine
Sir Hans Sloane
Curator
16-Apr-1660 11-Jan-1753 Milk chocolate and the British Museum
William Stukeley
Historian
7-Nov-1687 3-Mar-1765 Stonehenge, a Temple Restored
Max Theiler
Scientist
30-Jan-1899 11-Aug-1972 Yellow fever vaccination
Robert Willan
Doctor
12-Nov-1757 17-Apr-1812 Dermatologist, On cutaneous diseases


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