!!!Arnold Burgen
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*1977-80 Member, Board of Management,London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
*1975-81 Chairman,Tropical Medicine Research Board
*1984	President, International Congress of Pharmacology, London
*1975-78 Past-President, International Union of Pharmacology
*1972-75 President, International Union of Pharmacology
*1969-72 British Member of Executive Committee of International Union of Pharmacology and President- elect
*1962-67 Editor,British Journal of Pharmacology
*1962-71 Consultant in Research, Montreal General Hospital
*1953-58 Chairman, Panel on Toxicology, Defence Research Board (Canada)
*1957-64 Editor, Pharmacological Reviews
*1965-70 Fellow of the Institute of Biology
*1972-	Honorary Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge
*1962-71 Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge
*1971-82 Director of National Institute for Medical Research, London (Medical Research Council)
*1967-72 Honorary Director, Medical Research Council, Molecular Pharmacology Research Unit
*1962-71 Sheild Professor of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge
*1957-62 Deputy Director, McGill University Medical Clinic, Montreal General Hospital
*1949-62 Professor of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal
*1948-49 Assistant Lecturer in Pharmacology
*1946-47 House Physician, Middlesex Hospital
*1945-46 Demonstrator in Pharmacology, Middlesex Hospital Medical School 
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Aspects of neurotransmission by acetylcholine both in the peripheral and central nervous systems
*Understanding of what makes drugs specific which led into how ligands change the conformation of proteins
*Mechanism of drug action
*Neural transmission and enzyme inhibition 
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__Honours and Awards__
*1964 Fellow Royal Society (London)
*1969 Fellow Royal College of Physicians,London 
*1976 [Knight Bachelor|User/Burgen_Arnold/Insignia-Knight_Bachelor]
*1979 Hon. Fellow Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
*1984 Academico Correspondiente, Royal Academy of Spain	
*1984 Member, American College of Physicians
*1984 Member of Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina
*1988 Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences, US
*1990 Academician of Finland
*1992 Foreign Member, Ukrainian Academy of Sciences
*1973 Hon.D.Sc.University of Leeds
*1973 Hon.D.Sc. McGill University
*1983 Hon.MD, University of Utrecht
*1983 Hon.MD. University of Zurich
*1983 Hon.D.Univ. University of Surrey
*1989 Hon.D.Sc. University of Liverpool
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[Publication list|User/Burgen_Arnold/burgen_arnold_publications.pdf]
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