46 years of Publications by the Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society: Third Edition

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Complete collection of research papers by BMRES over the last 46+ years.

A4 Hardback, over 600 pages, 263 full publications, 37 additional publications, and gold foiling to cover and spine.

Preface by Professor John West:

“It is a pleasure to contribute a preface to this compilation of articles on altitude medicine published by the Birmingham Medical Research Expeditionary Society (BMRES). Of course I have been aware of articles published by this group for a number of years, but even so I was astonished to see the extent of the full collection. There must be few groups that have been so productive over a period of nearly 40 years. The variety of the research projects is impressive. I can think of few academic groups that have had the tenacity to contribute continuously to altitude medical research over such a long period.  It is all the more impressive that this large body of work has been created by a relatively small group at a medical school. Expeditions to high altitude, including those few that have research as their principal objective, have generally become somewhat commercial with large amounts of funding and a high public profile that is needed to generate the necessary support. It is much to the credit of the BMRES that they have been able to produce such a large body of valuable research without a distasteful money-raising campaign. I salute the BMRES for their outstanding contributions over a period of 40 years, and I am grateful to them for the enterprise in bringing this collection of articles together in this fine book.”

John West MD, PhD, DSc. 
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Physiology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA



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