- 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 syndromenow known as Edwards syndromeor 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.
* [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]
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