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(ā′drē-ən), Edgar Douglas First Baron Adrian. 1889-1977.
British physiologist. He shared a 1932 Nobel Prize for major advances in the understanding of the nervous and muscular systems and was one of the first to study electrical activity in the brain and nervous system.
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Adrian also said that although Becker was not there personally during the UEFA Super Cup, his help was there.
Adrian Hughes Adrian said: "Having spent most of my career away from home, I made the decision that I wanted to run my own business and for it to be based in Shropshire.
Adrian had a "lovely relationship" with girlfriend Anat Topol, daughter of Fiddler on the Roof star Chaim Topol, but he said the Jewish tradition of mourning, burying the body and moving on damaged him for decades.
She also called Adrian the 'most fascinating human' she knows.
Adrian has suffered heartaches since with a failed engagement to ex stable girl Sam Burbidge, 30, and a doomed relationship with former Frankie & Benny's waitress Lisa Kemp.
Detailed, expressive faces and Chloe's orderly house stand in contrast to the lavish gardens that burst across the page when Adrian imagines his horse.
As the project developed, "Road Trip" married sophisticated and layered melodies with the mood and texture of Adrian's subsequent film and television work.
In ( Season 1, episode 8 , Adrian admitted to Kevin that he was the one who raped Alex.
"Adrian, you are not in any trouble, we only want to ensure you are safe and well.
But in the emotional final clips the dad-of-two Adrian walks into the shot with cards that state: "Thanks to research I'm still standing".
Only since her death have heartbreaking social services documents revealed concerns about Amber and her pleas to live with Adrian.