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pathology educator

Julia Margaret Polak, Argentinian pathology educator. Recipient Benitode Udaondo Cardiology prize Buenos Aires University, 1967; Medal, Society Endocrinology, 1984.


Polak, Julia Margaret was born on June 29, 1939 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Daughter of Carlos and Rebeca (Magtas) Polak.


Graduate Medical School, London, since 1973.


Registrar pathology Buenos Aires Hospital, Argentina, 1963-1967. From lecturer to professor endocrine pathology Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, since 1973. Honorary consultant histopathology Hammersmith Hospital, London, since 1979.

Visiting professor neuroendocrine pathology Milan University, Italy, 1984, 85.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with S.R. Bloom) Gut Hormones, 2d edition, 1981. (with P.J. Stoward) Histochemistry, 1981. (with S.R. Bloom, N.A. Wright, M.G. Daly) Basic Science in Gastroenterology, volunteer 1, 1982.

      (with S. van Noorden) Immunocytochemistry, 1983. (with S.R. Bloom, E. Lindenlaub) The Sytemic Role of Regulatory Peptides, 1983. (with S. van Noorden) An Introduction to Immunocytochemistry: Current Techniques and Problems, 1984.

      (with S.R. Bloom, N.A. Wright, A.G. Butler) Basic Science in Gastroenterology: Physiology of the Gut, 1984. (with I.M. Varndell) Immunolabelling for Electron Microscopy, 1984. (with S.R. Bloom) Endocrine Tumours, 1985.

      Also numerous articles.


Fellow Royal College Pathologists. Member American Association Pathologists, American Gastroenterological Association, Association Professors Pathology, Bayliss & Starling Society (secretary), British Association Clinical Anatomists, British Medical Association, British Neuropath. Society, British Society Cell Biology, British Society Gastroenterology, Endocrine Society Great Britain, European Neuroendocrine Association, European Neurosci.

Association, European Society Pathology, New York Academy of Sciences, Pathological Society Great Britain, Royal Micros. Society, Royal Society Medicine. Society Neurosci.; Club: Skin and Immunocytochemistry (chairman).


Married Daniel Catovsky, 1961. Children: Marina, Elliot Sebastian, Michael David.

Carlos Polak

Rebeca (Magtas) Polak

Daniel Catovsky

Marina Polak

Elliot Sebastian Polak

Michael David Polak