Robin Warren attends St. Peter's College. The learning environment is very competitive and he particularly enjoys mathematics. During his matriculation years Warren is diagnosed with grand mal epilepsy.
Robin Warren works under Prof. Rolf ten Seldam in Perth, Western Australia at the Royal Perth Hospital. Warren focuses his work on the helicobacter bacteria and collaborates with numerous scholars, among them are Barry Marshall, Ivor Surveyor and C.S. Goodwin until he retires in 1997.
Robin Warren becomes a temporary lecturer in Pathology at the Adelaide University.
Robin Warren marries Winfired Williams. They have five children.
Robin Warren and Barry Marshall are awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2005 for their discovery of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori and its role in gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.
Robin Warren becomes a Registrar in Clinical Pathology at the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science. He works mainly in laboratory haematology.
Robin Warren enters Adelaide University in 1955 to study medicine. His favourit subjects are zoology and botany. Warren reads a wide range of literature, including scientific books and medical history books.
Robin Warren notices bacteria growing on the surface of a gastric biopsy on his 42nd birthday. He does researches on this topic and in 1981 meets Barry Marshall. Both collaborate on a clinicopathological study. In a self-experiment Marshall swallows the cultured bacteria to proof that they can survive the gastric acid. In 1983 and 1984 Warren and Marshall are publishing studies linking the infection to duodenal ulcer and culturing a new organism, helicobacter.
Robin Warren is offered a position as a Clinical Pathology Registrar at the Melbourne Hospital. David Cowling and Bertha Ungar teach him. Warren is able to pass the college exams in haematology and microbiology. He becomes Registrar in Pathology and trains in morbid anatomy and histopathology under Doug Hicks.
John Robin Warren is born to Helen Verco and Roger Warren in North Adelaide, South Australia in 1937.
Robin Warren works at the Royal Adelaide Hospital as a Junior Resident Medical Officer.