Log In

Alexander Haddow Edit Profile


Alexander Haddow, physician.


Haddow, Alexander was born on January 18, 1907. Son of William and Margaret Haddow.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, U. Edinburgh, 1929, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937, M.D. (Gold medal), 1937, Doctor of Science, 1938. Honorary Doctor of Science, 1967. M.D. (honorary), University Perugia, 1957.

D., U. Liege, 1967; D. (honorary), University Helsinki, 1965. married Lucia Lindsay Crosbie Black, 1932 (deceased 1968).


Carnegie research student, house physician Royal Infrimary Edinburgh. Davidson research fellow, lecturer bacteriology U. Edinburgh. Laura de Saliceto student of University London.

Professor experimental pathology U. London, 1946-1972. Director Chester Beatty Research Institute, Institute Cancer Research, Royal Cancer Hospital, until 1969. Member committee management Institute Cancer Research.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science, medical journals.


Member committee management Institute Cancer Research. Fellow Royal Society Medicine (honorary), World Academy Arts and Sciences, Institute Biology (honorary). Member Royal Medical Society Edinburgh (life), American Academy Arts and Sciences (foreign honorary), Pathological Society Great Britain and Ireland, Chemical Society, Genetical Society, Society for Endorinology, Society General Microbiology, Society Experimental Biology, Institute Biology, Academy Roy. de Medical de Belgique, Ciba Foundation (executive council), Parliamentary Association World Government, Grand Council of British Empire Cancer Campaign, International Union Against Cancer (president 1962-1966), Society Study Growth and Development, New York Academy Sciences, American Association Cancer Research, Parliamentary Group for World Government, British Broadcasting Corporation Science Cons.

Group (past chairman). Member Czechoslovak Medical Society, Hungarian Academy Sciences. Club: Chelsea Arts.


Married second, Feo Standing, 1969.

William Haddow

Margaret Haddow

Feo Standing