David Arthur John Tyrrell. 19 June 1925 — 2 May 2005

  title={David Arthur John Tyrrell. 19 June 1925 — 2 May 2005},
  author={J. Kerr and D. Taylor-Robinson},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={349 - 363}
  • J. Kerr, D. Taylor-Robinson
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • David Tyrrell is remembered by physicians and scientists principally for his discovery of the common cold viruses and elucidation of their pathogenesis, but also for his work in various other areas, including influenza, bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). David possessed a deep humanity, honesty, perseverance and a vision of collaboration as a means of making discoveries that would contribute meaningfully to the alleviation of human suffering. He also had… CONTINUE READING


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