Brown, Desmond Joseph

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Brown, Desmond Joseph

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  • Dr Des Brown MSc (Syd) PhD DSc DIC (Lond) FRACI; DJ Brown

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1920 -


Dr Desmond Joseph Brown was born on 16 December 1920. He joined the Australian National University on 1 April 1949 as Research Fellow in Medical Chemistry at the John Curtin School of Medical Research; then Fellow on 18 October 1949, Senior Fellow on 1 July 1956, and Reader in Medical Chemistry on 11 August 1961 and also Head of the Medical Chemistry Group from 1974.


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academic; chemist

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John Curtin School of Medical Research (1948 -)

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Medical Chemistry Group

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Entered from deposit description on 8 May 2012




The Australian National University Calender 1970, 1974

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