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Meet the authors: The medic who popularised the Pollen Count

Event schedule details

Saturday 29 June

13.30-14.00

Event location details

Lecture theatre G34

Imperial College London

Author Paul Watkins will be talking to Professor Andrew Rice about his biography of Dr Bill Frankland, who worked with Sir Alexander Fleming at St Mary’s, was a prison of war in Singapore. He is an expert on allergies, the populiser of the Pollen Count, a doctor consulted by Saddam Hussein and at 106 still contributing to medical science. 


This is part of ‘Meet the Authors’, a programme of literary discussions from Friends of Imperial College. Take a look at the other talks in this series.

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  • Adults
  • Talk