Letter

Obituary for David Horrobin: Medicine has lost something unique and irreplaceable

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7398.1088-c (Published 15 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1088
  1. Bruce G Charlton (bruce.charlton@ncl.ac.uk), reader in evolutionary psychiatry
  1. University of Newcastle on Tyne NE2 4HH

    EDITOR—I submit a shortened version of an obituary I wrote for David Horrobin for the BMJ.1

    David Frederick Horrobin, director of Laxdale (b Bolton, England, 1939, q Oxford 1968; MA DPhil BM BCh), died from mantle cell lymphoma on 1 April 2003.

    David Horrobin was one of the most productive clinical scientists of his generation, a highly successful businessman, and an inspirational …

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