THE Professor of Pathology in Glasgow University is a son of the Rev. Robert Muir, M.A., of Allars United Presbyterian Church, Hawick, and was born at Balfron in 1864. He received his education at Hawick Academy and Edinburgh University, where, among his degrees, he took that of Bachelor of Medicine and Master in Surgery with first-class honours, and that of Doctor of Medicine with a thesis which won a gold medal. For a time he filled the position of Lecturer on Bacteriology and senior assistant to the Professor of Pathology in Edinburgh University, acting at the same time as Pathologist to Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, etc. He afterwards became Professor of Pathology in the University of St. Andrews, and Examiner in Pathology to the University of Oxford, finally receiving his present appointment. With this he is Pathologist to the Western Infirmary and to the Sick Children's Hospital. In addition to various articles in standard medical works, and a number of papers on medical subjects, he is joint author of a "Manual of Bacteriology."

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