Geoffrey Burnstock#


Geoffrey Burnstock
Email:g.burnstock 'at' ucl.ac.uk
Membership Number:1172
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:gburnstock
Homepage: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ani








Present and Previous Positions

  • 2000 - FRCP (Hon) London
  • 1999 - FRCS (Hon) England
  • 1971 - DSc Melbourne University
  • 1962 - MSc (Honorary) Melbourne University
  • 1957 - PhD King's College and University College London, University of London
  • 1953 - BSc (Special) King's College, University of London

Fields of Scholarship

  • autonomic neuroscience, in particular purinergic signalling in health and disease

Honours and Awards

  • 1970 - Royal Society of Victoria Silver Medal
  • 1971 - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • 1986 - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
  • 1987 - Honorary Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • 1989 - Special Award presented at the NIH Conference, Bethesda, Sept 18, l989, "For the Concept of Purinergic Transmission"
  • 1992 - Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1993 - Foreign Member of the Russian Society of Neuropathology
  • 1995 - Fellow of University College London
  • 1998 - Founder Member of The Academy of Medical Sciences
  • 1999 - Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS)
  • 2000 - “Award for Lifetime Achievement in Digestive Science” a 2000 Janssen Award in Gastroenterology
  • 2000 - Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP)
  • 2000 - Royal Society Royal Gold Medal
  • 2002 - Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Antwerp
  • 2003 - Correspondant Academicien of the Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia, Spain
  • 2003 - Honorary Member of the Physiological Society
  • 2004 - Honorary Fellow of the Pharmacological Society
  • 2006 - Honorary Professorial Research Fellow, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Australia
  • 2006 - Honorary Membership of the Hungarian Society of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
  • 2007 - Doctor Honoris Causa J. W. Goethe-Universität (Frankfurt)
  • 2008 - Honorary Member of the Australian Physiological Society
  • 2009 - Copernicus Gold Medal, Ferrara
  • 2009 - The British Neuroscience Association. Annual Award for 'Outstanding Contribution to British Neuroscience'


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