Dale, Henry Hallett, Sir

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Born: Jun 09, 1875 AD
Died: 1968 AD, at 93 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Biochemist, Physiologist


1875 - Born in London, England, on the 9th of June.

 

1894 - Educated at The Leys School Cambridge and entered Trinity College at Cambridge University working under the physiologist John Langley.

 

1903 - Studied under Paul Ehrlich in Frankfort, Germany.

 

1904 - Dale married his first cousin Ellen Harriet Hallett.

 

1909 - He received his M.D. from Cambridge.

 

1914 - Director of the Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacology at the National Institute for Medical Research in London.

 

1932 - He was knighted.

 

1936 - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Otto Loewi for his study of isolated acetylcholine.

 

1944 - Received the Order of Merit.

 

1948 - Awarded Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire.

 

1940-1945 - Served as President of the Royal Society.

 

During World War II, he served on the Scientific Advisory Panel to the Cabinet.

 

1968 - He died in Cambridge, on 23rd of July.

 

Father-in-law of Alexander Todd.

 

 

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