Arnold Burgen

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Sir Arnold Burgen
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Born (1922-03-20)20 March 1922
Fields Pharmacology
Institutions McGill University, University of Cambridge
Alma mater Middlesex Hospital Medical School
Spouse Olga Kennard

Sir Arnold Stanley Vincent Burgen, FRS (born 20 March 1922) was Master of Darwin College, Cambridge[1] 1982-89 (Hon. Fellow, 1989), Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Cambridge University, 1985–89, and founding President of the Academia Europæa.

He is married to Olga Kennard.




Fellow of the Royal Society, 1964; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, 1969; Knight, 1976.


  1. ^ "Europe unites its scholars of science". New Scientist (Reed Business Information) 119 (1631): 26. 22 September 1988. ISSN 0262-4079. Retrieved 16 February 2011. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
Ernest Basil Verney
Sheild Professor of Pharmacology, Cambridge University
1962 - 1971
Succeeded by
Gustav Victor Rudolf Born
Preceded by
Moses Finley
Master of Darwin College, Cambridge
1982 - 1989
Succeeded by
G. E. R. Lloyd