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The last sentence in the section "Early life and education" reads:
"He attended the Roxbury Latin School and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard College in 1958 and a PhD on the physiology and biophysics of membranes in the gall bladder from Trinity College, University of Cambridge in 1961."
I don't know if advanced degrees are described differently in England than they are in the U.S., but usually degrees from American universities are described as being in one (or perhaps two) fields of study. The phrase "on the physiology and biophysics of membranes in the gall bladder" sounds like the topic of a doctoral thesis rather than a field of study. Usually the topic of a thesis is just one specific topic within the field of study. Unless doctoral degrees are described in England simply by naming the topic of the thesis, I would be interested to know the field (or perhaps fields) of study in which the doctoral degree was earned. The topic of the doctoral thesis can be mentioned after that. CorinneSD (talk) 16:04, 5 April 2014 (UTC)
British PhD programmes are a bit different from American ones. There are no taught courses or examinations, it's just research, so the topic of the PhD and the topic of the thesis are one in the same. Joe Roe (talk) 20:21, 15 May 2014 (UTC)