Metcalf, Donald (1929-)

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Metcalf, D. (Donald) (1929-)
Metcalf, D. (Donald) (1929-2014)
Metcalf, Donald, (AO, AC, FAA, FRS) (1929-2014)
Metcalf, Donald (1929-2014)
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Medical scientist
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Biographies

Donald Metcalf was Head of the Cancer Research Unit and Assistant Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research 1965-1996. He was the recipient of a great many national and international awards.

  • Career position - Demonstrator of Bacteriology, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Education - Bachelor of Medical Science (BSc (Med)), The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Education - Bachelor of Medicine (MB) and Bachelor of Surgery (BS), The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Career position - Resident Medical Officer, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Sydney, Australia
  • Career position - Carden Fellow in Cancer Research, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • Career position - Head, Cancer Research Laboratory, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • Education - Doctor of Medicine (MD), The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Award - Syme Prize for Research, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Career position - Head, Cancer Research Unit and Assistant Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Parkville, Victoria, Australia
  • Award - Britannica Australia Award for Medicine received
  • Award - AMA - BMA Prize for Medical Research received from the Australian and British Medical Associations
  • Award - Mollison Prize for research on pathology, The Australian Medical Association (AMA), Australia
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Award - Royal Society of Victoria Research Medal received
  • Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO)
  • Award - Gold Medal of the Australian Cancer Society received
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)
  • Award - Wellcome Prize, The Royal Society, England
  • Career position - Research Professor of Cancer Biology, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Award - Albert Lasker Clinical Research Award (US) received
  • Award - Companion of the Order of Australia (AC)
  • Award - Royal Medal received from the Royal Society, England
  • Award - Inaugural Amgen Australia Award received

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Sydney (1850 - )

    <p>Between 1950 and 1951 Donald Metcalf was Demonstrator of Bacteriology at The University of Sydney.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (1882 - )

    <p>Donald Metcalf was a Resident Medical Officer at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (1915 - )

    <p>Donald Metcalf had a long career at The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research beginning as a Carden Fellow in Cancer Research (1954 - 1956), then Head of the Cancer Research Laboratory (1958 - 1964), Head of the Cancer Research Unit and Assistant Director of the whole Institute (1965 - 1996).</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Medical Association (1962 - )

    <p>Donald Metcalf received multiple awards from the Australian Medical Association (AMA) including the 1968 AMA-BMA Prize for Medical Research and the 1968 Mollison Prize for Pathology Research.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Australian Academy of Science (1954 - )

    <p>Donald Metcalf was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA) in 1969.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) Royal Society of Victoria (1859 - )

    <p>In 1974 Donald Metcalf received a Research Medal from the Royal Society of Victoria.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) The University of Melbourne (1853 - )

    <p>Between 1986 and 1996 Donald Metcalf was a Research Professor of Cancer Biology at The University of Melbourne. He was also awarded the Syme Prize in 1964 by The University of Melbourne.</p>

  • (Corporate Body) AMGEN Australia Pty Ltd (1991? - )

    <p>In 1996 Donald Metcalf received the Amgen Australia Award.</p>

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Metcalf, Donald
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Donald Metcalf: Father of Modern Haematology
    Alafaci, Annette
    Published: 2001
    Series: Australasian Science, 22, 4, 46
  3. Interview with Professor Donald Metcalf
    Blythe, Max
    Published: Australian Academy of Science, 2002
    Series: Interviews with Australian scientists
  4. Donald Metcalf AC, 26 February 1929 - 15 December 2014
    Nicola, Nicos A.
    Published: 2016
    Series: Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of The Royal Society, 62, 409-31
  5. Donald Metcalf 1929 - 2014
    Nicola, Nicos A.
    Published: 2016
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 27, 2, 176-19
  6. "Colossus" of medical research shone a light into the darkness for those who followed him: Donald Metcalf, scientist, 26-2-1929 - 15-12-2014
    Hilton, Donald, Alexander, Warren and Nicola, Nicos
    Published: 2014
    Series: The Age, 20 December, 20

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  1. Donald Metcalf interviewed by Peter Pockley
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
    [ Sound : 2003 ]
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  2. Donald Metcalf interviewed by Louise Darmody in the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute oral history project
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
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  3. Australian Biography Series 11 : Donald Metcalf
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  4. The molecular control of blood cells : basic science to clinical medicine / Donald Metcalf
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-
    [ Book : 1990 ]
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  5. The Thymus : its role in immune responses, leukemia development and carcinogenesis / Donald Melcalf
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-
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  6. Summon up the blood : in dogged pursuit of the blood cell regulators / Donald Metcalf
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
    [ Book : 2001 ]
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  7. Clonal culture of hemopoietic cells : techniques and applications / Donald Metcalf
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
    [ Book : 1984 ]
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  8. The hemopoietic colony stimulating factors / Donald Metcalf
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
    [ Book : 1984 ]
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  9. Haematopoietic growth factors and the treatment of myeloid leukaemias / guest editor Donald Metcalf
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
    [ Book : 1991 ]
    Haematopoietic growth factors and the treatment of myeloid leukaemias / guest editor Donald Metcalf
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  10. The molecular control of blood cells / Donald Metcalf
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
    [ Book : 1988 ]
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  1. Donald Metcalf interviewed by Peter Pockley
    Metcalf, Donald, 1929-2014
    [ Sound : 2003 ]
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  2. Donald Metcalf
    Film Australia
    [ Video : 2007 ]
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  3. Australian Biography Series 11 : Donald Metcalf
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  4. Donald Metcalf : medical researcher
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    Murray, James, 1931-
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  2. College physiology : [by] Donald M. Pace [and] Benjamin W. McCashland
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