Geoffrey H. Bourne

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Geoffrey H. Bourne
Born 17 November 1909
Died 19 July 1988(1988-07-19) (aged 78)
Nationality Australian-U.S.
Known for adrenal gland
Scientific career
Fields anatomy and primatology
Institutions Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center

Geoffrey Howard Bourne (17 November 1909 – 19 July 1988) was an Australian-American anatomist and primatologist. In particular, he studied the adrenal gland, conducting pioneering work in histochemistry.

Bourne was director of Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center from 1962 until his death.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bourne, G. H. (1949) The Mammalian Adrenal Gland
  • (1956) Biochemistry and Physiology of Bone
  • (1957) Vitamin C in the Animal Cell
  • (ed.) (1961) Physiological and Pathological Aging
  • (1962) Structure and Function of Muscle
  • (1970) Ape People
  • (1974a) Non-Human Primates and Medical Research
  • (1974b) Primate Odyssey
  • (1975) The Gentle Giants: The Gorilla Story'
  • (ed.) (1977) Human and Veterinary Nutrition
  • (ed.) (1988) Sociological and Medical Aspects of Nutrition

Notes[edit]

  • "Dr. Geoffrey Bourne". Nature. ENGLAND. 231 (5297): 66–66. May 1971. Bibcode:1971Natur.231Q..66.. doi:10.1038/231066c0. PMID 4930483.
  • "Geoffrey Bourne". Lancet. ENGLAND. 2 (7687): 1369–1370. December 1970. doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(70)92404-9. ISSN 0140-6736. PMID 4098948.

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