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Paul Fatt FRS (13 January 1924 – 28 September 2014) was a British neuroscientist, who was a professor at University College London.[3] With Bernard Katz, he developed the "quantal hypothesis" for neurotransmitters.[4][5][6]

Paul Fatt

Born(1924-01-13)January 13, 1924
DiedSeptember 28, 2014(2014-09-28) (aged 90)
Spouse(s)
  • Ione Copplestone
  • Gertrude Falk
  • Carla Wartenberg
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity College London
ThesisNeuro-muscular transmission (1950)
InfluencesBernard Katz
John Eccles[1]
InfluencedJonathan Ashmore[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Paul married three times: Ione Copplestone (1926-2016) with whom he had three children: Michael (1954), Laura (1955), Harriet (1957); Gertrude Falk (1926–2008) with whom he had one child, Ilsa;[7] and Carla Wartenberg.[when?]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paul Fatt Neurotree - The Neuroscience Academic Family Tree".
  2. ^ Ashmore, Jonathan Felix (2016). "Paul Fatt. 13 January 1924 — 28 September 2014". Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. London. 62: 167–186. doi:10.1098/rsbm.2016.0005. ISSN 0080-4606.
  3. ^ Ashmore, Jonathan (2013). "An interview with Paul Fatt" (PDF). physoc.org.
  4. ^ "Sir Bernard Katz Award". Biophysical Society.
  5. ^ Cull-Candy, Stuart; Ashmore, Jonathan (2014). "Paul Fatt 1924–2014". Nature Neuroscience. 17 (12): 1634–1634. doi:10.1038/nn.3873. ISSN 1546-1726. PMID 25413090.
  6. ^ Anon (2014). "Paul Fatt obituary 1924-2014" (PDF). discovery.ucl.ac.uk.[dead link]
  7. ^ Joffe, Lawrence (1 April 2008). "Gertrude Falk". The Guardian.