Ian Oswald

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 25 July 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e4666
  1. Kirstine Oswald

Ian Oswald originally intended to study science, but as a schoolboy he was one of the few civilians who were given penicillin to combat life threatening septicaemia. His hospital-stay changed his mind, a decision he never regretted. He did his national service in the Royal Air Force’s medical branch, a posting that set him on a path to investigating brain activity using the electroencephalogram. Subsequently he was awarded a Beit memorial fellowship to study at …

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