Obituaries

Andrew Wilson Lees

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39364.651944.BE (Published 01 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:942
  1. Andrew Dickie

    Andrew Lees was a leading figure in respiratory diseases throughout his long and distinguished career. His early work involved the evaluation of ethanolamine, ethambutol, and rifampicin, and his unit was the first to prove unequivocally the hepatotoxic effects of rifampicin. He reported the first case of indigenous legionnaires' disease in Scotland. The latter …

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