- Vane, Sir John, FRS (1927-2004), Pharmacologist
- Part of:
- Vane, Sir John Robert (1927-2004)
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
Section consists of experiment result notebooks, experiment result papers, experiment result photographs (undated) and graphs belonging to Vane primarily but also other individuals, covering the period from Vane's time at Oxford University, then Yale University and up to and including his time spent at The Royal College of Surgeons.
Vane took a degree in pharmacology at Oxford as his second degree following his graduation from Birmingham. Vane received his pharmacology degree from Oxford in 1949, before staying on at Oxford to complete a D.Phil. in 1953. Prior to completing his D.Phil. Vane spent a year out to lecture in pharmacology at Sheffield University.
After Oxford Vane went to Yale University, Connecticut, U.S.A., in 1953 and remained there for two years in the Department of Pharmacology where he held the position of Assistant Professor.
Vane returned to the UK from Yale University in 1955 and took up a position in W.D.M. Paton's department of pharmacology at the Institute of Basic Medical Sciences of the University of London, which was eventually located at the Royal College of Surgeons of England in London. Vane gained a chair in 1966, and remained there until 1973.