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William Gibson Robertson, British Scientist. Avocations: amateur dramatics, gardening, sports, wine tasting, classical music M C. Research fellow Department Pathophysiology U. Bern, Switzerland, 1969-1971, Travel fellow National Kidney Foundation, United States, 1983.

Background

Robertson, William Gibson was born on March 4, 1941 in Hamilton, Scotland. Son of Thomas Mitchell and Elizabeth Priestley (McCallum) Robertson.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Glasgow U., 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, Leeds U., 1969; Doctor of Science, Leeds U., 1984.

Career

Scientist, Medical Research Council Mineral Metabolism Unit, Leeds, United Kingdom, 1964-1969; senior scientist, Medical Research Council Mineral Metabolism Unit, Leeds, United Kingdom, 1971-1985; principal scientist, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1985-1988; department chairman biological & medical research, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1988-1993; managing director, Tissuemed Ltd., Leeds, since 1994. Scientific consultant Tissuemed Ltd., 1993-1994. Honorary lecturer Erasmus U., Rotterdam, Netherlands, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Avocations: amateur dramatics, gardening, sports, wine tasting, classical music M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Urolithiasis Research, 1976, Oxalate in Human Biochemistryand Clinical Pathology, 1980, Urolithiasis, 1988. Contributor scientificpaper to professional publications.

Connections

Married Una Cramond Fyfe, April 5, 1969. Children: Alison Morag, Struan Andrew.

father:
Thomas Mitchell Robertson

mother:
Elizabeth Priestley (McCallum) Robertson

spouse:
Una Cramond Fyfe

children:
Alison Morag Robertson

Struan Andrew Robertson