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William James Erasmus (Erasmus) Wilson

1809–84

Dermatologist and philanthropist. Member of the College of Surgeons, 1831. Consulting surgeon to the St Pancras Infirmary, 1835. Appointed lecturer in anatomy and physiology, Middlesex Hospital, 1840. Founding fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, 1843; professor of dermatology, 1869–78. Editor of the Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Diseases of the Skin, 1867–71. Knighted, 1881. FRS 1845.

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