Leslie Lars Iversen
31 October 1937
|Died||30 July 2020(aged 82)|
|Spouse(s)||Susan Iversen (1961)|
Career and researchEdit
From 1971 to 1982, Iversen was Director of the MRC Neurochemical Pharmacology Unit in Cambridge. Between 1982 and 1995 he worked as Director of the Merck, Sharp & Dohme Neuroscience Research Centre. In 1995 he became Visiting Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford.
Awards and honoursEdit
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 1980 and gave the Society's Ferrier Lecture in 1983. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2013 New Year Honours, "for services to pharmacology".
- Leslie Iversen on the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group website
- Tilli Tansey; Peter Catterall; Sonia V Willhoft; Daphne Christie; Lois Reynolds, eds. (1997). Technology Transfer in Britain: The Case of Monoclonal Antibodies; Self and Non-Self: A History of Autoimmunity; Endogenous Opiates; The Committee on Safety of Drugs. Wellcome Witnesses to Contemporary Medicine. History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group. ISBN 978-1-869835-79-8. Wikidata Q29581528.
- "Leslie Iversen". Royal Society.
- "Ferrier Medal and Lecture". Royal Society.
- "No. 60367". The London Gazette (1st supplement). 28 December 2012. p. 8.
- "In Memory of Leslie Iversen". British Neuroscience Association. 7 August 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.