Ephraim Anderson

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Ephraim Saul "Andy" Anderson FRS CBE (28 October 1911 – 14 March 2006) was a British bacteriologist, best known for his work highlighting the human health dangers of drug-resistant bacteria created by antibiotics, in particular by low-dose antibiotic use in animal feeding. Anderson was educated at Rutherford College before winning a scholarship to attend Durham University's Medical School.[1] Anderson was director of the Enteric Reference Laboratory of the Public Health Laboratory Service, between 1954-1978. He was made a fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1968 and awarded a CBE in 1976. [2]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ Guardian obituary
  2. ^ The Times Obituary