[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.166.89.187. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
April 1956

Genetica medica.

Author Affiliations
 

Edited by Prof. Luigi Gedda. Price, 5000 lire. Pp. 468, with 170 illustrations. Edizioni dell'Istituto Gregorio Mendel, Piazza Geleno 5, Rome, 1954.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1956;91(4):418. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1956.02060020420029

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

This well-printed and profusely illustrated volume contains the papers presented at the First International Symposium of Medical Genetics, which met in Rome, on Sept. 6 and 7, 1953. The symposium was held on the occasion of the dedication of the Gregor Mendel Institute of Medical Genetics and was attended by outstanding medical geneticists of many countries.

Thirty scientific communications are presented, preceded by the text of an address to the symposium by His Holiness, Pope Pius XII. Some of the scientific papers report the results of research, while others summarize broader areas. The papers are generally of excellent quality and cover such a wide range of diseases that they cannot be reviewed in detail here. Two of the papers are by Americans, F. J. Kallmann (mental disorder) and R. M. Stecher (joint disease). Outstanding among the summaries of the present status of genetic knowledge in specific fields are those on

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×