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July 2, 1927


JAMA. 1927;89(1):43-44. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690010043021

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Ernest Henry Starling  The death of Ernest Henry Starling, C.M.G., M.D., F.R.C.P., F.R.S., Foulerton research professor of the Royal Society, while on a voyage for his health in Jamaica, removes one of the greatest physiologists of the world, whose work on the internal secretions was epoch-making and on the circulation of the first importance. After a brilliant career at Guy's Hospital, he graduated in medicine in the London University in 1888. He continued his studies at Heidelberg under Kuhne, and became demonstrator of physiology at Guy's in 1889 and joint lecturer in the following year. He studied under Heidenhain at Breslau, which led him to take up the study of lymph formation. In 1889 he succeeded Schäfer as professor of physiology at University College, London. There he not only taught physiology but made most of the researches which have made him famous. Much of his work was done in collaboration

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