Norman Lowther Edson

Scientist, Deceased Person

1904 – 1970

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Who was Norman Lowther Edson?

Norman Edson was the first Professor of Biochemistry in the University of New Zealand based at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Edson made contributions to knowledge of cellular intermediary metabolism; developed a system of education in the elements of biochemistry for students of medicine, dentistry, and home science; a programme for a training in biochemistry leading to BSc/MSc; supervised postgraduate students in biochemistry to PhD; and was the medical member of the enquiry on the fluoridation of the New Zealand public water supply.

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Born
Mar 1, 1904
Also known as
  • Norman Edson
Nationality
  • New Zealand
Profession
Lived in
  • Otago
Died
May 12, 1970

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on July 23, 2013

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