Sir Michael Foster MD FRS (1836-1907): the rise of the British school of physiology.


In 1867 William Sharpey (1802-80), Professor of General Anatomy and Physiology at University College, London, appointed Michael Foster to the unique post of Teacher of Practical Physiology; in Britain the study of experimental physiology was dormant. In 1870 Foster accepted a Praelectorship in Physiology at Trinity College, Cambridge, and soon established a… (More)
DOI: 10.1258/jmb.2008.008009


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