Sir John Robert Vane. 29 March 1927 — 19 November 2004

@article{Moncada2006SirJR,
  title={Sir John Robert Vane. 29 March 1927 — 19 November 2004},
  author={S. Moncada},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={2006},
  pages={401 - 411}
}
  • S. Moncada
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Sir John Robert Vane, who died on 19 November 2004, will be remembered as one of the most influential British pharmacologists. During his distinguished career he published more than 700 scientific papers and wrote or edited 20 books. His many awards include the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1982) and a knighthood in 1984. 
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