Edwin Bennett Astwood
|Born||December 29, 1909|
|Died||February 17, 1976|
|Awards||Cameron Prize for Therapeutics of the University of Edinburgh (1948)|
Lasker Award (1954)
Edwin Bennett Astwood (December 19, 1909 – February 17, 1976) was a Bermudian-American physiologist and endocrinologist, his research on endocrine system led to treatments for hyperthyroidism. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1949. In 1948, he was awarded the Cameron Prize for Therapeutics of the University of Edinburgh. He died of cancer on February 17, 1976, in Hamilton, Bermuda.
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