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Cyril Norman Hugh Long

biochemist , physiologist

Cyril Norman Hugh Long, British biochemist, physiologist.


Long, Cyril Norman Hugh was born on June 19, 1901 in Nettleton, England. Son of John Edward and Rose Fanny (Langdill) Long.


Came to the United States, 1932, citizen, 1942. Bachelor of Science, University of Manchester, England, 1921, Master of Science, 1923, Doctor of Science, 1932. M.D.C.M., McGill University, 1928.

Honorary Master of Arts degree from Yale University, 1936. M.D. (honorary), University Venezuela, 1962. Honorary Doctor of Science, Princeton, U., 1946, McGill University, 1961.


Demonstrator physiology, U. College, London, 1923-1925. Lecturer medical research, McGill University, 1925-1929, assistant professor, 1929-1932. Director of George S. Cox Medical Research Institute, and assistant professor medical University of Pennsylvania, 1932-1936.

Professor physiological chemistry Yale, 1936-1938, Sterling professor physiological chemistry, 1938-1952, department chairman, 1936-1952, dean school Medicine 1947-1952, Sterling professor physiology, 1952-1969, Sterling professor emeritus, 1969-1970. Chairman department physiology, 1952-1964. Fellow John B. Pierce Foundation Laboratory, 1969-1970.


Member Bio-chemical Society (Great Britain), British Diabetic Association (honorary life), Physiological Society (Great Britain), American Society of Biological Chemists, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine (president 1953-1955). American Physiological Society, American Association Physicians. Society for Clinical Investigation (president 1944-1945), National Academy Sciences, The Endocrine Society, (president 1947-1948), American Diabetes Association, Argentine Society for Biology (honorary.

Member), American Philosophical Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences Sigma Xi. Alpha Omega Alpha, Nu Sigma Nu. Clubs: Yale (New York City).


Married Hilda Gertrude Jarman, July 28, 1928. Children: Barbara (Mistress.

John Edward Long

Rose Fanny (Langdill) Long

Hilda Gertrude Jarman

Barbara (Mrs Long