Vane, John Robert


1927– British pharmacologist who differentiated the various prostaglandins.

Keywords: prostacyclin; prostaglandins; aspirin

Further Reading

Vane JR (1960) Adrenergic Mechanisms. London: Ciba Foundation.

Vane JR (1974) Prostaglandin Synthetase Inhibitors. New York: Raven Press.

Vane JR (1993) Adventures and excursions in bioassay: the stepping stones to prostacyclin. Nobel Lectures Physiology and Medicine 1981–1990, pp. 140–170. Singapore: World Scientific.

Vane JR and Bergström S (1979) Prostacyclin. New York: Raven Press.

Meldrum M (1990) Nobel Laureates Medicine and Physiology, Fox DM (ed.), pp. 538–542. New York: Garland.

Wasson T (1987) Nobel Prize Winners, pp. 1082–1084. New York: HW Wilson.

Who's Who (1999).

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Brock, WH(Mar 2002) Vane, John Robert. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002934]