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Sydney Selwyn

Sydney Selwyn, British microbiology educator. award, 1970. Fellow Royal College Pathologists (honorary archivist), Institute Biology, Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine (honorary, president); member Osler.

Background

  • Selwyn, Sydney was born on November 7, 1934 in Leeds, England. Son of Louis and Ruth (Skibben) Selwyn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Edinburgh University, 1958, Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, 1959, Doctor of Medicine, 1966.

    Career

    • Resident physician Edinburgh City Hospital, 1959-1960. Research fellow medical microbiology Edinburgh University, 1957-1958, lecturer clinical bacteriology, 1962-1966. Professor bacteriology Baroda University, India, 1966-1967.

      Medical consultant World Health Organization, Southeast Asia Region, 1966-1967. Reader medical microbiology London University, 1967-1979, professor Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School, since 1979. Consultant microbiologist Westminster Hospital, London, since 1967, Charing Cross Hospital, since 1983.

      Advisory smallpox British Department Health, 1970-1980. Carnegie Trust fellow, 1960, National Polio Fund fellow, 1961-1962. Recipient Wellcome Trust medal and prize, 1964.

      Peel Medical Research award, 1970.

    Works

    • Author: The Beta-lactam Antibiotics: Penicillins and Cephalosporins in Perspective, 1980. Editor conference proceedings. Contributor chapters to medical books, articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal College Pathologists (honorary archivist), Institute Biology, Faculty of History and Philosophy of Medicine (honorary, president). Member Osler.

    Connections

    • Married Flora Schmerling, July 14, 1957. Children: Alan, Miriam, Barry, Jonathan.
    • father: Louis Selwyn
    • mother: Ruth (Skibben) Selwyn
    • spouse: Flora Schmerling
    • children: Alan Selwyn
    • Miriam Selwyn
    • Barry Selwyn
    • Jonathan Selwyn
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    Born November 7, 1934
    Nationality

    Award