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Biographical entry McBride, William Griffith (1927 - )

25 May 1927
Sydney?, New South Wales, Australia
Obstetrician and Gynaecologist


William McBride was the founder of Foundation 41, a research organisation investigating the causes of mental and physical handicap and based at the Women's Hospital, Sydney from 1971. He was the discoverer of the effects of thalidomide on unborn children.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • William Griffith McBride - Records, 1937 - 1972, DeB 612; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.