Correspondence with Professor Percy Cyril Claude Garnham, FRS, CMG, about arranging lunch to discuss Hindle'sFlies and diseasesbook

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Percy Cyril Claude Garnham (15 Jan 1901-–25 Dec 1994), FRS, CMG, was a biologist and parasitologist. Garnham graduated in medicine at Bart's Hospital, in London, in 1925. He then joined the Colonial Service and worked in Kenya for 22 years. He became the first Director of the then Division of Insect Borne Diseases, Nairobi, where he worked on river blindness, plague, relapsing fever and malaria. Between 1947 and 1968 Garnham was Reader, then Professor, of Parasitology, at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He later became a Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, from 1968-1979, and a Honorary Fellow 1979-1994.