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Brunton, Sir Thomas Lauder (1844-1916)
- Brunton, Sir Thomas Lauder, 1844-1916.
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Sir Thomas Lauder Brunton obtained his M.D. at Edinburgh in 1867, and was physician to St. Bartholomew's Hospital in 1895, having been elected F.R.S. in 1874. He had discovered the efficacy of amyl nitrite in the treatment of angina, and wrote a standard text-book of pharmacy and therapeutics. He received a baronetcy in 1908, having been knighted in 1900. For more biographical information see the Dictionary of National Biography (1912-1921).
Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).