Conway Review Lecture 2014
08/09/2014 in University College Dublin
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Mark A Hollywood, Smooth Muscle Research Centre, Dundalk Institute of Technology
I would like to thank the members of the academy for inviting me to deliver the 2014 Conway Review Lecture. This lecture is held annually by the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Biomedical Sciences Section, to remember the life and scientific work of a world class, Irish scientist, professor Edward J Conway. Born in Nenagh, County Tipperary in 1894, Edward Conway studied both Physiology and Medicine in University College Dublin where he graduated with a Physiology degree in 1916 and a medical degree in 1921. He immediately joined the Physiology Department in UCD and was awarded his D.Sc. in 1927. He was promoted to the newly created chair of Physiology and Pharmacology in 1932 and embarked on a truly remarkable scientific career in which he published many excellent papers that formed the foundation for much of today’s research in electrophysiology.
Pictured left to right: Dr. Mark A Hollywood and Professor Aidan Bradford, President of the RAMI Section of Biomedical Sciences