By Krishna R. Dronamraju,Clair A. Francomano
This book is being deliberate as a tribute to Dr. Victor A. McKusick (1921-2008), who's popular because the “father of clinical genetics”. He used to be lengthy linked to the Johns Hopkins collage university of drugs, first as a scholar within the Forties, and later as a school member, changing into the Chairman of the dept of drugs at Johns Hopkins. He used to be a co-founder of GENOMICS and founder and lifetime editor of Mendelian Inheritance in Man, a big compendium of human syndromes and genetic editions. Dr. McKusick made unique contributions to all branches of scientific genetics. He was once a member of the U.S. nationwide Academy of Sciences and plenty of different academies on the planet. He was once provided the nationwide Medal of technological know-how in 2002. He acquired many different honors together with numerous honorary doctorates.
The proposed e-book will replicate the entire fields touched upon through Dr. McKusick’s contributions. it is going to be a priceless resource of the newest development in scientific genetics. The participants are the world over amazing of their selected specialties. in addition to specialist contrast, they're being chosen as a result of their previous organization with Dr. McKusick, as former scholars or colleagues who prolonged his examine in a few fashion.
The proposed booklet will replicate the entire fields touched upon through Dr. McKusick’s contributions. will probably be a worthy resource of the newest development in scientific genetics. The participants are the world over unusual of their selected specialties. in addition to expert contrast, they're being chosen due to their prior organization with Dr. McKusick, as former scholars or colleagues who prolonged his learn in a few fashion.
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Victor McKusick and the History of Medical Genetics by Krishna R. Dronamraju,Clair A. Francomano