John H. Edwards


John H. Edwards

John Hilton Edwards (March 26, 1928 – October 11, 2007) was a British medical geneticist. He is credited with the first description, in 1960, of the syndrome now known as Edwards syndrome or trisomy 18 [J. H. Edwards, D. G. Harnden, A. H. Cameron, V. M. Crosse, O. H. Wolff: A new trisomic syndrome. "The Lancet", London, 1960 Apr 9; 1: 787-790. PMID 13819419] .In 1979, he was elected to fellowship of the Royal Society. [ [http://royalsociety.org/DServe/dserve.exe?dsqIni=Dserve.ini&dsqApp=Archive&dsqCmd=Show.tcl&dsqSearch=RefNo='EC/1979/08'&dsqDb=Catalog Royal Society Certificate of Election] ] . His brother is the geneticist and statistician A.W.F. Edwards.

Obituaries

* [http://www.whonamedit.com/doctor.cfm/2867.html John Hilton Edwards] (a short biography).
* [http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article3169609.ece Professor John Edwards obituary, "The Independent"]
* [http://www.bmj.com/cgi/content/extract/335/7632/1269 BMJ obituary]
* [http://www.nature.com/ng/journal/v39/n12/full/ng1207-1417.html Nature Genetics obituary]

References


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • John Stark Edwards — (August 23, 1777–February 22, 1813) was an attorney, public official, soldier and landowner. Heritage John S. Edwards was born in New Haven, Connecticut, the son of Pierpont and Frances (Ogden) Edwards. His father gave him the name after his old… …   Wikipedia

  • John Passmore Edwards — (March 24 1823 April 22, 1911)ODNB article by A. J. A. Morris, ‘Edwards, John Passmore (1823–1911)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, May 2006 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/32981] …   Wikipedia

  • John Cummins Edwards — (* 24. Juni 1806 in Frankfort, Kentucky; † 17. September 1888 in Stockton, Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker (Demokratische Partei) und von 1844 bis 1848 der neunte Gouverneur von Missouri. Diesen Bundesstaat vertrat er außerdem im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Hugh Edwards — (John) Hugh Edwards (April 9 1869 ndash; 14 June 1945) was a British Liberal Party politician.Aberystwyth born Edwards was an author, having written a history of Wales and three biographies of David Lloyd George. He was a governor of University… …   Wikipedia

  • John Hawley Edwards — (21 March 1850 ndash; 14 January 1893) was an England born footballer who made one appearance for England in 1874, before going on to play for Wales in 1876. He was a member of the Wanderers team that won the 1876 FA Cup Final. CareerEdwards was… …   Wikipedia

  • John S. Edwards — may refer to:*John Stark Edwards (1777 ndash;1813), born in Connecticut; three months before his death was elected from Ohio s 6th congressional district *John S. Edwards (Virginia) (born 1943), Democrat from Roanoke; has represented 21st… …   Wikipedia

  • John D. Edwards — (2 August 1885 ndash; 9 October 1918) was an officer in the United States Navy during World War I.Born in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, Edwards was appointed Midshipman in the U.S. Navy 31 December 1908. During World War I, Lt. Edwards was… …   Wikipedia

  • John Kelt Edwards — (1875 11 October 1934) was a Welsh artist and cartoonist. The son of a shopkeeper from Blaenau Ffestiniog, Edwards was educated at Llandovery College. After leaving college he toured Europe, and exhibited his artwork a the Paris Salon. Notable… …   Wikipedia

  • John Hawley Edwards — Pas d image ? Cliquez ici. Biographie Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • John David Edwards — (19 December 1805 ndash; 24 November 1885) was a Welsh cleric and hymn tune composer.LifeEdwards was born in Penderlwyngoch, Gwnnws, in the county of Cardiganshire in south Wales. After education at Ystrad Meurig school, he attended Jesus College …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.