Dr Leonard Colebrook, FRS (1883–1967) and the chemotherapeutic conquest of puerperal infection

@article{Dunn2008DrLC,
  title={Dr Leonard Colebrook, FRS (1883–1967) and the chemotherapeutic conquest of puerperal infection},
  author={Peter M. Dunn},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition},
  year={2008},
  volume={93},
  pages={F246 - F248}
}
  • P. Dunn
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition
Leonard Colebrook was born in Guildford on 2nd March 1883 and received his education at Guildford Grammar School, the High School, Eastbourne, and Christ’s College, Blackheath. He studied medicine at St Mary’s Hospital, London, graduating MB, BS in 1906. As a student he had been greatly influenced by Almroth Wright and after qualification joined his team at St Mary’s as a research bacteriologist. An early interest was wound infection, especially by streptococci, and during the first World War… Expand
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