This volume explores the role and accomplishments of the British Medical Research Council in the first half of the twentieth century. It reviews work undertaken by this important research body, as well as information on the organization's relationship with the Ministry of Health, the Colonial Office, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, and industry and pharmaceutical companies. Internal influences such as the leadership of MRC secretaries are considered, while external forces which helped shape Council policy area covered in depth. The book will place the work of the MRC in a broad context, examining its impact both nationally and internationally, helping the reader to gain a complete understanding of this key institution.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Product dimensions:||6.31(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.85(d)|
About the Author
University of Auckland
Table of Contents
1. Tuberculosis and the MRC, Linda Bryder