Sir John Robert Vane: 29 March 1927 - 19 November 2004.

  • Salvador Moncada
  • Published 2006 in
    Biographical memoirs of fellows of the Royal…


Sir John Robert Vane, who died on 19 November 2004, will be remembered as one of the most influential British pharmacologists. During his distinguish career he published more than 700 scientific papers and wrote or editing 20 books. His many awards include the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1982) and a knighthood in 1984.