Howard Florey

Howard Florey

Howard Walter Florey, Baron Florey, OM, FRS (24 September 1898 – 21 February 1968) was an Australian pharmacologist and pathologist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 with Sir Ernst Boris Chain and Sir Alexander Fleming for his role in the making of penicillin. Florey's discoveries are estimated to have saved over 6 million lives, in Australia. Florey is regarded by the Australian scientific and medical community as one of its greatest scientists. Sir Robert Menzies, Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister, said that "in terms of world well-being, Florey was the most important man ever born in Australia".

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... Florey's portrait appeared on the Australian $50 note for 22 years (1973–95), and the suburb of Florey in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, is named after him ... The Howard Florey Institute, located at the University of Melbourne, Victoria and the largest lecture theatre in the University of Adelaide's medical school are also named ... Student Prize, given to outstanding high-school leavers, the "Lord Florey Student Prize", in recognition of Florey ...

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