James Cameron Gould

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: (Published 05 August 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a1124
  1. Ian M Gould

    James Cameron Gould, known as “Cam” or “Camy” to friends and family, was an eminent clinician, bacteriologist, and scientist. Eldest of two sons of an Edinburgh dentist, he was born in 1923 and educated at George Watson’s College and Edinburgh University, where he graduated BSc (Hons) in pure science in 1944, doing very early work on the production of penicillin. He qualified MB ChB in 1945, BSc first class honours in 1946, and MD with commendation in 1959. After marrying Margaret Billett in 1946, an Edinburgh Royal Infirmary trained nurse, Cam volunteered for the Royal Army Medical …

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