The John Widdicombe Award
for Best Oral Abstract
About John Widdicombe
Professor John Guy Widdicombe was a respiratory physiologist with a career long interest in cough.
He studied medicine at New College, Oxford, UK, and did his clinical training at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, London, where he was later a Senior Lecturer and later as first Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology. He served as Medical Research Council Scholar at the Nuffield Institute for Medical Research in Oxford.
After retirement, John continued to publish and was active in the scientific community and founded the first International Cough Symposium, held every 2 years in London.
He was also influential in the founding of the American Cough Conference?
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