Earl W. Sutherland, Jr.


Born: Burlingame, Kansas, November 19, 1915
Married: 1963
Children: 2 sons, 2 daughters
B.S. Washburn College, 1937
M.D. Washington University, School of Medicine 1942, St. Louis
Professional Experience
Interneship, Barnes Hospital, 1942
Assistant in Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Washington University 1940-42
Instructor in Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Washington University 1945-46
Instructor in Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Washington University 1946-50
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Washington University 1950-52
Associate Professor of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Washington University 1952-53
Professor Pharmacology and Director of the Department, School of Medicine, Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, 1953-63
Professor of Physiology, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., 1963- present
Career Investigator – American Heart Association 1967
American Society of Biological Chemists
American Chemical Society
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Sigma Xi
Alpha Omega Alpha
National Academy of Sciences
Editorial Board
Biochemical Preparations, 1951-56
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 1957-58
Panel of Metabolism, Section on Biochemistry of the Committee on Growth (Nat. Res. Council) 1953-54
Study Section (Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics) Public Health Service, 1954-58
Member, National Institutes of Health Pharmacology Training Committee 1958-62, 1963-65
Member, National Institutes of Health Arthritis and Metabolic Disease Program Committee 1966-

From Nobel Lectures, Physiology or Medicine 1971-1980, Editor Jan Lindsten, World Scientific Publishing Co., Singapore, 1992

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Earl W. Sutherland, Jr. died on 9 March 1974.

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