Sir Anthony Epstein

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Born London 18 May 1921. Educated  St Paul's School, London; Trinity College, Cambridge; Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London. Qualifications  MA MD (Cantab); DSc PhD (London); FRCPath. Appointments  Assistant Pathologist, Middlesex Hospital: Reader & Hon Consultant Virologist, Middlesex Hospital Medical School; Professor of Pathology & Head of Department, University of Bristol; Emeritus Professor at Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford & Hon Fellow of Wolfson College. Honours  Numerous medals, hon degrees, hon professorships and fellowships, named & leading lecturerships; four international prizes; elected to the Royal Society 1979, served on Council, as Foreign Secretary &  as  Vice President; appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire 1985; Knighted 1991. Public Service  Served on numerous scientific advisory committees &  research boards; on Executive Council, European Science Foundation; on Executive Board, International Council of Scientific Unions; as Special Representative of the Director General of UNESCO; on Advisory Group, World Bank China Key Development Project. Author 252 original contributions in leading international scientific journals & 5 books.  Joint Founder Editor  International Review of Experimental Pathology vols 1-26.