Hugh Davson (25 November 1909 - 2 July 1996) was an English physiologist who worked on membrane transport and ocular fluids.
He attended University College School. He later studied at University College London and took a variety of research posts at institutes such as UCL, and Canada's Dalhousie University. With James Danielli he proposed a model for cell membrane structure which became known as the Davson-Danielli or "protein sandwich" model. In 1931 he married the society portrait painter Marjorie Heath with whom he had one daughter. He was a cousin of the renowned journalist and broadcaster, Alistair Cooke.
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