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educator , medical virologist

Maurice Longson, British medical virologist, educator. Fellow Royal College Pathology; member British Society Study Infection, American Society Microbiology.


Longson, Maurice was born on July 22, 1931 in Romiley, England. Son of George Norman and Denise Elvire (Denis) Longson.


Bachelor of Science in Physiology, University Manchester, England, 1954. Bachelor of Medicine ChB, University Manchester, England, 1957. Doctor of Medicine, University Manchester, England, 1971.


Resident house officer, Manchester Royal Infirmary, 1957-1960; registrar in pathology, Radcliffe Infirmany, Oxford, England, 1960-1963; lecturer virology, Manchester U., 1963-1981; consultant virology, N.W. Regional Health Authority, England, 1970-1989; professor medical virology, Manchester U., 1981-1989; chairman medical microbiology, United Arab Emirates U., Al Ain, since 1989; vice dean faculty medicine/health science, United Arab Emirates U., Al Ain, 1992-1994; director district clinical lab services, United Arab Emirates U., Al Ain, since 1994. Medical Research Council scholar Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1969-1970, visiting professor, since 1971. Visiting professor Armed Forces Institute Pathology, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, since 1989.


Fellow Royal College Pathology. Member British Society Study Infection, American Society Microbiology.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, photography, trecking, motorcycling.


Married Denise Fran├žoise Guex, October 21, 1962. Children: Damien, Michelle.

George Norman Longson

Denise Elvire (Denis) Longson

Denise Fran├žoise Guex

Michelle Longson

Damien Longson