Duncan, Andrew ♂
Student United College 1759-1762 b, s,t. (Ternar). M.A. 18.5.1762.
M.D. 25.10.1769 by examination.
Candidate for Chandos chair, 1770.
Also at Edinburgh University.
L.R.C.S.E. 1770. L.R.C.P.E. 1.5.1770. F.R.C.P.E. 7.5.1771.
Went on one voyage as ship’s surgeon to China. Practised Edinburgh and extra academical lecturer. Professor of Physiology, Edinburgh University 1790 - 1821. Founder and president Caledonian Horticultural Society. Established public experimental garden. [Doctor, university lecturer, university professor]
Observations on the distinguishing symptoms of three different species of pulmonary consumption. (Philadelphia: Collins & Croft, 1819).
- R. Desmond, Dictionary of British and Irish Botanists and Horticulturalists (London, 1977) p199
- Andrew Duncan, the elder in Wikipedia.