26 episodes

Supported by a Wellcome Trust Public Engagement grant (2006-2008) in the History of Medicine to Professor Tilli Tansey (QMUL) and Professor Leslie Iversen (Oxford), the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group at Queen Mary, University of London presents a series of podcasts on the history of neuroscience featuring eminent people in the field: Professor Burnstock returned to London in 1975, becoming Head of Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at University College London and Convenor of the Centre of Neuroscience. He has served as editor-in-chief of the journals Autonomic Neuroscience and Purinergic Signalling and has been on the editorial boards of many other journals. He has been elected to the Australian Academy of Science (1971, the Royal Society (1986) and the Academy of Medical Sciences (1998), and was awarded the Royal Society Gold Medal (2000). He was President (1995-2000) of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN), and was first in the Institute of Scientific Information list (1994-2004) of most cited scientists in Pharmacology and Toxicology.

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Supported by a Wellcome Trust Public Engagement grant (2006-2008) in the History of Medicine to Professor Tilli Tansey (QMUL) and Professor Leslie Iversen (Oxford), the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group at Queen Mary, University of London presents a series of podcasts on the history of neuroscience featuring eminent people in the field: Professor Burnstock returned to London in 1975, becoming Head of Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at University College London and Convenor of the Centre of Neuroscience. He has served as editor-in-chief of the journals Autonomic Neuroscience and Purinergic Signalling and has been on the editorial boards of many other journals. He has been elected to the Australian Academy of Science (1971, the Royal Society (1986) and the Academy of Medical Sciences (1998), and was awarded the Royal Society Gold Medal (2000). He was President (1995-2000) of the International Society for Autonomic Neuroscience (ISAN), and was first in the Institute of Scientific Information list (1994-2004) of most cited scientists in Pharmacology and Toxicology.

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    School and university years

    School and university years

    Today's Neuroscience, Tomorrow's History - Geoffrey Burnstock

    • 2 min
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    Developing the sucrose gap technique for smooth muscle

    Developing the sucrose gap technique for smooth muscle

    Today's Neuroscience, Tomorrow's History - Geoffrey Burnstock

    • 2 min
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    Discovering the NANC transmitter, 1962

    Discovering the NANC transmitter, 1962

    Today's Neuroscience, Tomorrow's History - Geoffrey Burnstock

    • 4 min
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    Discovering that ATP (or related nucleotide) is the potential NANC transmitter, 1970

    Discovering that ATP (or related nucleotide) is the potential NANC transmitter, 1970

    Today's Neuroscience, Tomorrow's History - Geoffrey Burnstock

    • 4 min
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    The ATP transmission hypothesis

    The ATP transmission hypothesis

    Today's Neuroscience, Tomorrow's History - Geoffrey Burnstock

    • 2 min
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    Discovering co-transmission of ATP, 1976

    Discovering co-transmission of ATP, 1976

    Today's Neuroscience, Tomorrow's History - Geoffrey Burnstock

    • 3 min

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