Geoffrey Burnstock - Curriculum Vitae#


Long CV(info)

G. BURNSTOCK, PhD, DSc, FAA, FRCS (Hon), FRCP (Hon), FMedSci, FRS

DEGREES:
  • BSc (Special) King's College, University of London (Prof. Danielli) 1953
  • PhD King's College and University College London, University of London (Supervisors: Prof. J.Z. Young and Dr. Peggy Brown) 1957
  • MSc (Honorary) Melbourne University 1962
  • DSc Melbourne University 1971
  • MRCP (Hon) London 1987
  • FRCS (Hon) England 1999
  • FRCP (Hon) London 2000

APPOINTMENTS:
  • National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London (with Dr. W. Feldberg) 1956-1957
  • Department of Pharmacology, Oxford University (with Dr. E. Bülbring) 1957-1959
  • Department of Physiology, University of Illinois (with Dr. C.L. Prosser)
  • Rockefeller Travelling Fellowship 1959
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
    • Senior Lecturer, Department of Zoology 1959
    • Reader in Physiological Zoology 1962
    • Professor of Zoology and Chairman of Department 1964-1975
    • Associate Dean (Biological Sciences) 1969-1972
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1970
  • Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London:
    • Head of Department 1975-1997
    • Professor of Anatomy 1975-2004
  • Vice-Dean (Faculty of Medical Sciences) UCL 1980-1983
  • Convener, Centre for Neuroscience, UCL 1979-
  • Director, Autonomic Neuroscience Institute, Royal Free & University College Medical School 1997-2004
  • President, Autonomic Neuroscience Centre, Royal Free & University College Medical School 2004-
  • Emeritus Professor, Department of Anatomy & Developmental Biology
  • University College London 2004-

OTHER APPOINTMENTS
  • Contract Professor (University of Siena) 1985-1987
  • Visiting Professor, Royal Society of Medicine Foundation, New York 1988
  • Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board, Eisai London Ltd. 1990-1997
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne 1993-
  • Contract Professor (University of Milan) 1993-1994
  • Non-Executive Director, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital 1996-2002
  • Chairman, Board of Clinical Studies, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital 1996-2002

HONOURS
  • Royal Society of Victoria Silver Medal 1970
  • Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) 1971
  • Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) 1986
  • Honorary Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) 1987
  • Special Award presented at the NIH Conference, Bethesda, Maryland, September 18, l989, "For the Concept of Purinergic Transmission" 1989
  • Member of Academia Europaea 1992
  • Foreign Member of the Russian Society of Neuropathology 1993
  • President, International Neurovegetative Society 1995-1998
  • President, International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience 1995-2000
  • Fellow of University College London 1995
  • President (Medicine), British Association 1998
  • Honorary Member of the Australasian Society of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacologists and Toxicologists 1997
  • Honorary Member of the Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland 1998
  • Founder Fellow, Academy Medical Sciences 1998
  • Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) 1999
  • Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) 2000
  • Janssen Award for ‘Lifetime Achievement in Digestive Sciences’ San Diego 2000
  • Royal Society Royal Medal 2000
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Antwerp, Belgium 2002
  • Correspondant Academicien of the Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia, Spain 2003
  • Honorary Member of the Physiological Society 2003
  • Honorary Fellow of the British Pharmacological Society 2004
  • Honorary Professorial Research Fellow, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria, Australia 2006
  • Honorary Membership of the Hungarian Society of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology 2006
  • Doctor Honoris Causa J. W. Goethe-Universität (Frankfurt) 2007
  • Honorary Member of the Australian Physiological Society 2008
  • Copernicus Gold Medal, Ferrara 2009
  • The British Neuroscience Association. Annual Award for 'Outstanding Contribution to British Neuroscience'


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