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Geoffrey Burnstock

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Born (1929-05-10)10 May 1929
London, England
Died 2 June 2020(2020-06-02) (aged 91)
Nationality Australian
Alma mater King's College London
University College London
Awards Royal Medal (2000)
FRS (1986)
Scientific career
Fields Purinergic signalling
Institutions UCL Medical School

Geoffrey Burnstock AC FRS FMedSci (10 May 1929 – 2 June 2020) was an English-born Australian neurobiologist. He was President of the Autonomic Neuroscience Centre of the UCL Medical School. He was best known for creating the term purinergic signalling, which he discovered in the 1970s. He retired in October 2017.

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