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Benjamin Franklin House Annual Symposium

Featuring Dr. Richard Horton, Editor of the Lancet, the world's number one global medical journal. Dr. Horton is the 2007 winner of the Edinburgh Medal and will speak on Benjamin Franklin and the Globalisation of Science; tickets include reception.

Dr. Richard Horton qualified in medicine from the University of Birmingham. In 1990, he joined The Lancet as an assistant editor and became Editor-in-Chief in 1995. He was the first President of the World Association of Medical Editors and is an honorary professor at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University College London, and the University of Edinburgh. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and a Founder Fellow of the UK’s Academy of Medical Sciences. He co-chairs a WHO Scientific Advisory Group on Clinical Trials Registration and is a Council Member of the Global Forum for Health Research.

In 2007, he received the Edinburgh Medal for professional achievements judged to have made a significant contribution to the understanding of human health and wellbeing. He has been a medical columnist for The Observer and writes regularly for the Times Literary Supplement and New York Review of Books. He published a book about controversies in modern medicine, Second Opinion, in 2003.


Dr Richard Horton | talks


Date and Time:

3 September 2008 at 6:30 pm


2 hours



Conference Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Rd
020 7412 7000
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Organised by:

The Benjamin Franklin House
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£8, £5 friends and concessions

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