Victor A. McKusick

Professor, Award Winner

1921 – 2008

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Who was Victor A. McKusick?

Victor Almon McKusick, internist and medical geneticist, was University Professor of Medical Genetics and Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA. He was the original author and, until his death, remained chief editor of Mendelian Inheritance in Man and its online counterpart Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man, a database of heritable diseases and genes. He is widely regarded as the father of clinical medical genetics. McKusick also served as editor-in-chief of the journal Medicine.

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Born
Oct 21, 1921
Maine
Also known as
  • Victor McKusick
Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Tufts University
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Lived in
  • Maine
Died
Jul 22, 2008
Maryland

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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