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AuthorBeighton, Peter. author
TitleThe Person Behind the Syndrome [electronic resource] / by Peter Beighton, Greta Beighton
ImprintLondon : Springer London, 1997
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Descript XVIII, 231p. online resource


A decade after the publication of The Man Behind the Syndrome, which was warmly received, particularly by medical geneticists, syndromologists and those doctors from many different disยญ ciplines with an interest in medical history, Peter and Greta Beighton now present the second volume of their work, promised ten years ago. The length of time which has passed since the pubยญ lication of the first book gives an inkling of the extraordinary effort involved on the part of the authors in collecting the necessary biographical data and the portraits of their subjects. The Person Behind the Syndrome conforms exactly in structure, quality and size with the first volume, thus facilitating the use of the series. Again we find detailed presentations of a hundred people who have given their names to disorders or syndromes which are thought to have a significant genetic or chromosomal component (with a photograph or portrait, biography, comยญ mentary on the development of nomenclature and references). The reader finds information not only on the doctor and/or scientist under discussion, but also, as in the previous volume, on the person behind the name. This is followed by brief, un illustrated biographies of about seventy, mostly younger and, in some cases, still professionally active personalities


Section I. Portraits and Biographies -- Addison, Thomas (1793โ{128}{147}1860) -- Adie, William John (1886โ{128}{147}1935) -- Aldrich, Robert A (b. 1917) -- Alpers, Bernard J (1900โ{128}{147}1981) -- Anderson, William (1842โ{128}{147}1900) -- Angelman, Harry (b. 1915) -- Axenfeld, Theodor (1867โ{128}{147}1930) -- Bamatter, Frรฉdรฉric (1899โ{128}{147}1988) -- Becker, Peter Emil (b. 1908) -- Bell, Charles (1774โ{128}{147}1842) -- Best, Friedrich (1871โ{128}{147}1965) -- Bielschowsky, Max (1869โ{128}{147}1940) -- Biemond, Arie (1902โ{128}{147}1973) -- Bloch, Bruno (1878โ{128}{147}1933) -- Blount, Walter Putnam (b. 1900) -- Bonnevie, Kristine Elisabeth Heuch (1872โ{128}{147}1948) -- Bourneville, Dรฉsirรฉ Magloire (1840โ{128}{147}1909) -- Buschke, Abraham (1868โ{128}{147}1943) -- Calvรฉ, Jacques (1875โ{128}{147}1954) -- Canavan, Myrtelle M (1879โ{128}{147}1955) -- Cogan, David Glendenning (1908โ{128}{147}1993) -- Cooley, Thomas Benton (1871โ{128}{147}1945) -- Cushing, Harvey Williams (1869โ{128}{147}1939) -- Dandy, Walter Edward (1886โ{128}{147}1946) -- Darier, Jean (1856โ{128}{147}1938) -- Day, Richard Lawrence (1905โ{128}{147}1989) -- Dieker, Hans Jochen (1941โ{128}{147}1973) -- Falls, Harold Francis (b. 1909) -- Fรธlling, Asbjรธrn (1888โ{128}{147}1972) -- Gardner, Eldon (1906โ{128}{147}1989) -- Glanzmann, Eduard (1887โ{128}{147}1959) -- Goodman Richard M (1932โ{128}{147}1989) -- Gordon Hymie (1926โ{128}{147}1995) -- Gowers William Richard (1845โ{128}{147}1915) -- Grebe, Hans (b. 1913) -- Groenblad, Ester Elisabeth (1898โ{128}{147}1976) -- Gunn, Robert Marcus (1850โ{128}{147}1909) -- Hall, Judith (b. 1939) -- Hanhart, Ernst (1891โ{128}{147}1973) -- Hollister, David William (1941โ{128}{147}1991) -- Holmes, Gordon M (1876โ{128}{147}1965) -- Hooft, Carlos M (1910โ{128}{147}1980) -- Horner, Johann Friedrich (1834โ{128}{147}1886) -- Huรซt, Gauthier Jean (1879โ{128}{147}1970) -- Hรผnermann, Carl (1900โ{128}{147}1943) -- Hutchinson, Jonathan (1828โ{128}{147}1913) -- Jadassohn, Josef (1860โ{128}{147}1936) -- Jervell, Anton (1901โ{128}{147}1987) -- Jeune, Mathis (1910โ{128}{147}1983) -- Kallmann, Franz Josef (1897โ{128}{147}1965) -- Kirner, Joseph (1888โ{128}{147}1964) -- Korsakov, Sergei Sergeivich (1854โ{128}{147}1900) -- Little, William John (1810โ{128}{147}1894) -- Lobstein, Jean Frederic (1777โ{128}{147}1835) -- Louis-Bar, Denise (b. 1914) -- Maffucci, Angelo Maria (1847โ{128}{147}1903) -- Marchesani, Oswald (1900โ{128}{147}1952) -- Martin, James Purdon (1893โ{128}{147}1984) -- Nettleship, Edward (1845โ{128}{147}1913) -- Noonan, Jacqueline A (b. 1928) -- Oguchi, Chuta (1875โ{128}{147}1945) -- Ollendorff, Helene (b. 1899) -- Parkinson, John (1885โ{128}{147}1976) -- Parry, Caleb (1755โ{128}{147}1822) -- Pelger, Karel (1885โ{128}{147}1931) -- Pendred, Vaughan (1869โ{128}{147}1946) -- Perthes, Georg Clemens (1869โ{128}{147}1927) -- Peyronie, Franรงois de la (1678โ{128}{147}1747) -- Reifenstein, Edward Conrad (1908โ{128}{147}1975) -- Rett, Andreas (b. 1924) -- Riley, Conrad M (b. 1913) -- Robinow, Meinhard (b. 1909) -- Romberg, Moritz Heinrich (1795โ{128}{147}1873) -- Russell, Alexander (b. 1914) -- Saethre, Haakon (1891โ{128}{147}1945) -- Seckel, Helmut PG (1900โ{128}{147}1960) -- Spielmeyer, Walther (1879โ{128}{147}1935) -- Stargardt, Karl Bruno (1875โ{128}{147}1927) -- Stein, Irving F (1887โ{128}{147}1976) -- Strandberg, James Victor (1883โ{128}{147}1942) -- Sulzberger, Marion Baidur (1895โ{128}{147}1983) -- Tarui, Seiichiro (b. 1927) -- Touraine, Albert (1883โ{128}{147}1961) -- Ullrich, Otto (1894โ{128}{147}1957) -- Van Bogaert, Ludo (1897โ{128}{147}1989) -- Van Der Hoeve, Jan (1878โ{128}{147}1952) -- Vogt, Alfred (1879โ{128}{147}1943) -- Vogt, Heinrich (1875โ{128}{147}1957) -- Von Graefe, Albrecht Freidrich Wilhelm (1828โ{128}{147}1870) -- Voorhoeve, Nicolaas (1879โ{128}{147}1927) -- Vrolik, Willem (1801โ{128}{147}1863) -- Walker, Arthur Earl (1907โ{128}{147}1995) -- Warburg, Mette (b. 1926) -- Weill Georges (1866โ{128}{147}1952) -- Wernicke, Carl (1848โ{128}{147}1904) -- White, Paul Dudley (1886โ{128}{147}1973) -- Willi, Heinrich (1900โ{128}{147}1971) -- Wolcott, Carol Nancy Dettman (1941โ{128}{147}1994) -- Wolman, Moshe (b. 1914) -- Worth, Harry Mullins (1897โ{128}{147}1987) -- Section II. Brief Biographies -- Aase, John M -- Aberfeld, Donald C -- Aicardi, Jean -- Alagille, Daniel -- Bannayan, George A -- Beals, Rodney K -- Beemer, Frederikus A -- Bernard, Jean -- Binder, Karl Heinz -- Bixler, David -- Bรถรถk, Jan A -- Brachmann, W. -- Campanacci, Mario -- Catel, Werner -- Cohen, M. Michael Jr -- Currarino, Guido -- De Barsy, Anne-Marie -- De La Chapelle Albert -- Digeorge, Angelo Mario -- Eriksson, Aldur Wictor -- Fallot, Etienne-Louis Arthur -- Filippi, Giorgio -- Forsius, Henrik -- Fryns, Jean-Pierre -- Fuhrmann, Walter J.G. -- Hecht, Frederick -- Hecht, Jacqueline T. -- Herrmann, Christian Jr. -- Herrmann, Jรผrgen -- Hirschhorn, Kurt -- Ito, Minoru -- Ivemark, Bjรถrn I. -- Kaufman, Robert L. -- Kearns, Thomas P. -- Killian, Wolfgang -- Kniest, Wilhelm -- Kuroki, Yoshikazu -- Labhart, Alexis -- Leigh, Denis -- Lemli, Luc -- Leroy, Jules -- Lynch, Henry T. -- Mainzer, Frank -- Manzke, Hermann -- Marshall, Richard E. -- Martinelli, Bruno -- Mietens, Carl -- Miller, James Q -- Nievergelt, Kurt -- Niikawa, Norio -- Pallister, Philip D -- Perlman, Max -- Psaume, Jean -- Rallison, Marvin L. -- Riley, Harris D. Jr. -- Rimoin, David Lawrence -- Ruvalcaba, Rogelio H -- Sanfilippo, Sylvester J -- Schinzel, Albert A.G.L. -- Schmid, Franz -- Schmid, Werner -- Sipple, John H. -- Sjรถgren, Henrik Samuel Conrad -- Sjรถgren, Torsten -- Soulier, Jean-Pierre -- Steinert, Hans -- Verma, Ishwar -- Ward, O. Conor -- Watson, Geoffrey H. -- Weaver, David -- Wolf, Ulrich

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