MADGE THURLOW MACKLIN, A.B., M.D.
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Genetics has made greater strides in the last twenty-five years than any other of the biological sciences. So exact has this study become that the position of the ultimate determiner of hereditary characters is plotted on a chromosome map with the same exactitude with which the explorer denotes the geographical position of any given place on the earth's surface. With such an increase in knowledge, it is inevitable that an application of genetics to man should be made. Because it is much easier to trace the hereditary wanderings of some peculiar character through a human pedigree than it is to
MACKLIN MT. The Teaching of Inheritance of Disease to Medical Students1: A Proposed Course in Medical Genetics. Ann Intern Med. 1933;6:1335–1343. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-10-1335
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1933;6(10):1335-1343.
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