Sydney William Britton

Sydney William Britton

Fellow: Awarded 1937
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

University of Virginia

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

BRITTON, SYDNEY WILLIAM:  Appointed for investigations of the function of the adrenal cortex and the kidney in primitive mammalian forms and in some of the primates; tenure, three months in the Spring of 1937 and three months in the Spring of 1938.

Born February 24, 1892, in England. Education:  McGill University, B.S., 1922, M.D., C.M., 1924. National Research Council Fellow, Harvard University, 1924–26.

Instructor in Physiology, 1922–24, McGill University; Research Assistant in Physiology, 1924–26, Johns Hopkins University; Professor of Physiology, 1928—, University of Virginia.

Publications:  Articles in Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology, American Journal of Physiology, Canadian Biology, Virginia Medical Monthly, Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Physiological Reviews, Science, Endocrinology.

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