Jane Margaret Blunt GrayBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6784 (Published 17 November 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6784
- John B McGuinness
After a short period of general practice with her husband, Dickson, Jane Margaret Blunt Gray opted for hospital practice. She spent some time in cytology but missed contact with patients and joined the medical division of Glasgow Royal Infirmary as a research fellow.
Three years later she joined Professor David Lawson’s department of clinical pharmacology, where she spent more than 20 years as his principal research assistant.
Towards the end of this period, an anticonvulsant clinic was set up, and she played a major part in this, becoming expert in the investigation and management of patients. In 1985 Jane’s husband died suddenly, leaving her …