- Memoirs of 1926-1934 written in 1978
- Case notes of Glasgow Royal Infirmary patients, with particular emphasis on diet, apparently extracted to serve as data for Cuthbertson's research into metabolism, nutrition and trauma 1931-1934
Papers of Sir David Paton Cuthbertson, 1900-1989, biochemist, Scotland
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David Paton Cuthbertson was born in Kilmarnock in 1900 and educated at the University of Glasgow. He gained the qualifications BSc in 1921 ; MB ChB in 1926 ; DSc in 1931 ; and MD in 1937 . Cuthbertson became a clinical biochemist at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary from 1926-1934 and then a lecturer in physiological chemistry at the University of Glasgow between 1934-1945 . Cuthbertson was then the Director of the Rowett Research Institute in Aberdeen from 1945-1965 . He retired 1965 to Troon but remained senior research fellow at Glasgow Royal Infirmary between 1965-1989 . Cuthbertson was awarded a CBE in 1957 and was then knighted in 1965. He died in 1989 .
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Compiled by Alistair Tough, Greater Glasgow NHS Board Archivist, 23 July 1998
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Obituary in British Medical Journal, vol. 298 (1989) p.1638