Bakhle, Mick: transcript of an audio interview (10-Aug-2016)
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Interview with Dr Yeshwant Shriharsh (Mick) Bakhle, conducted by Professor Tilli Tansey, for the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group, 10 August 2016, in the School of History, Queen Mary University of London. Transcribed by Mrs Debra Gee, and edited by Professor Tilli Tansey and Dr Apostolos Zarros. The project management and the technical support were undertaken by Mr Adam Wilkinson and Mr Alan Yabsley, respectively. Dr Yeshwant Shriharsh (Mick) Bakhle DPhil DSc (b. 1936) read chemistry, took chemical pharmacology as a supplementary subject, and went on to do his DPhil in the Department of Pharmacology at Oxford; in 1993 he received a DSc. After two post-doctoral years as a Fulbright Fellow at Yale, he joined the Department of Pharmacology at the Royal College of Surgeons in London in 1965, working with John Vane and was appointed Reader in Biochemical Pharmacology in 1980. After nearly 30 years at the Royal College of Surgeons, he moved to the National Heart and Lung Institute at Imperial College, where he is a Senior Research Fellow. For five years (2001-2006), he was a Senior Editor of the British Journal of Pharmacology, and became Press Editor in 2006.