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Medical research

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:


'May and Baker': correspondence and related laboratory testing papers, 1937 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/1/31/1
Scope and Contents Includes: lengthy correspondence between Col. Whitby and Dr A. J. Ewins, May & Baker Ltd, 1939-42, relating to ongoing research and tests on Staphylococcus Aureus 133 ('an unpleasant beast to deal with' in the words of Ewins, but Whitby notes that the result of his tests 'is extremely promising and very much better than the maximum effect one can get with full doses of 693'); includes Whitby's experimental test data for laboratory tests 1938-9, including on 'M & B 693', with original...
Dates: 1937 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Generally open.

'May and Baker': further correspondence and related laboratory testing papers, 1936-06-13 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WHI/1/31/1a
Scope and Contents

Large collection of letters to Lionel Whitby from A. J. Ewins at May and Baker Ltd, relating to his [Whitby's] sulphonomides research (M and B 693, sulphapyridine), with (presumably) Whitby's test notes and results.

Dates: 1936-06-13 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Generally open.

Records of the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10308
Scope and Contents The historical archive of the Cognition and Brain Science Unit (CBSU), formerly the Applied Psychology Unit (APU), comprising: directors’ correspondence; assorted committee papers; Unit publications such as 'Unit news'; equipment receipt books; an extensive series of photographs of the APU premises, staff and events; a large collection of audiovisual material (8mm, 16mm and 35mm film reels, VHS video tapes, videocassettes) documenting many aspects of the Unit's research work and social...
Dates: 1943 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: Researchers wishing to consult this collection will be required to complete a data release form. Additionally, some material is closed following the Archive's confidentiality guidelines for sensitive data (in compliance with the Data Protection Act (2018)). Please see individual catalogue entries for details.

Records of the MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10293
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Dunn Nutritional Laboratory and its successor organisations, MRC Human Nutrition Research and MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory. The material relates to the establishment of the Dunn Nutrional Laboratory, chiefly correspondence and administrative papers of the first director and deputy director, together with reports and minutes of meetings documenting relations between the Dunn, various government agencies and other scientific institutions. Later material largely relates...
Dates: c. 1927 - 1990s
Conditions Governing Access: Part restricted. Access to the sub-series MS Add.10293/6/2, Ethical Committee submissions, 1975-1998, is restricted.