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Ian Allingham Magnus

Ian Allingham Magnus, British dermatologist, educator, photobiologist. Served to major Medical Corps, British Army, 1945-1947; Fellow Royal Society Medicine; member British Association Dermatology, British Biophysics Society, British Photobiology Society (past president); member United States Spanish, Swedish, Czech, Israeli, E. German societies.

Background

  • Magnus, Ian Allingham was born on October 27, 1920 in Sussex, England. Son of Theodore A. and Violet (McNeil-Mitchell) Magnus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Cambridge University, 1942, Master of Arts, 1944, Doctor of Medicine 1955. Bachelor of Medicine, St. Thomas Hospital, London, 1944. Medical registrar Guys Hospital, London, 1950-1955.

      Lecturer Institute Dermatology, London, 1955-1960, senior lecturer, 1960-1963, reader, 1963-1972, professor, 1972-1985, professor emeritus, since 1985.

    Works

    • Author: Dermatological Photobiology, 1976. Numerous articles.

    Membership

    Served to major Medical Corps, British Army, 1945-1947. Fellow Royal Society Medicine. Member British Association Dermatology, British Biophysics Society, British Photobiology Society (past president).

    Member United States Spanish, Swedish, Czech, Israeli, E. German societies.

    Personality

    Interests

    Opera; ballet; wines.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Bott, February 10, 1945. Children– Christopher, Colette, Freer, Imogen, Fenella.
    • father: Theodore A. Magnus
    • mother: Violet (McNeil-Mitchell) Magnus
    • spouse: Frances Bott
    • children: Christopher Magnus
    • Colette Magnus
    • Freer Magnus
    • Imogen Magnus
    • Fenella Magnus
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    Born October 27, 1920
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