J D B MacDougall, MD, FRSE

Scope and Content

'Preparing for Examinations in Anatomy' 1966. Pamphlet; complimentary copy [sent to Iain Smart, Department of Anatomy] with note: 'Presentation Copy, first day of issue 21st February, 1966'. Obituary: J.D.B. MacDougall, 16 September, 1967.

Administrative / Biographical History

John David Bathgate Macdougall was born in 1918 and educated at Perth Academy and University College, Dundee, graduating from St. Andrews University with an MB, ChB with commendation in 1942. He joined the staff of St Salvator's College in 1943 and transferred to University College, Dundee, in 1946. His major research interest was tissue culture, and it is possible that his findings relating to the toxicity level of silicone rubbers was partly responsible for silicone rubber's subsequent adoption in surgical practice and by the National Blood Transfusion Service. He died in 1967.


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This collection was previously catalogued as Recs C/13.

Fonds level description compiled by Andrew Nicoll and revised by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, June 2002.

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