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Michael G. Harrington

Michael G. Harrington, British medical research scientist. Achievements include patent for discovery of specific cerebrospinal fluid protein change for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; discovery of diagnostically informative protein changes in diseases of the nervous system. Fogarty Visiting fellow National Institutes of Health, 1983. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal College Physicians & Surgeons (certified).

Background

  • Harrington, Michael G. was born on August 26, 1951 in Glasgow, Scotland. Came to the United States, 1983. Son of William G. and Mary (Nightingale) Harrington.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine ChB, Glasgow University, 1976.

    Career

    • From junior medical house officer to registrar medicine/neurology National Health Service, Glasgow, Scotland, 1976-1983. Visiting associate National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1983-1988. Senior research fellow California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1988-1990, member Beckman Institute, since 1990.

      Member editorial board Journal Applied & Theoretical Electrophorrsis, since 1988, Journal Methods of Enzymology: A Companion, since 1990. Consultant Molecular Dynamics, Sunnyvale, California, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patent for discovery of specific cerebrospinal fluid protein change for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Discovery of diagnostically informative protein changes in diseases of the nervous system.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to scholarly journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Royal College Physicians & Surgeons (certified).

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth W. Warwick, July 20, 1973. Children: Andrew Gordon, Robert John, Colin Michael.
    • father: William G. Harrington
    • mother: Mary (Nightingale) Harrington
    • spouse: Elizabeth W. Warwick
    • children: Andrew Gordon Harrington
    • Robert John Harrington
    • Colin Michael Harrington
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    Born August 26, 1951
    (age 66)
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