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Welcome to the National Library of Medicine's Profiles in Science site!
This site celebrates twentieth-century leaders in biomedical research and public health. It makes the archival collections of prominent scientists, physicians, and others who have advanced the scientific enterprise available to the public through modern digital technology.
Victor A. McKusick, an innovative clinician, medical educator, and researcher, was widely considered to be the founding father of medical genetics.
|Christian B. Anfinsen | Oswald T. Avery | Julius Axelrod | Paul Berg | Francis Crick | Rosalind Franklin | Donald S. Fredrickson | Michael Heidelberger | Arthur Kornberg | Joshua Lederberg | Salvador E. Luria | Barbara McClintock | Victor A. McKusick | Marshall W. Nirenberg | Linus Pauling | Martin Rodbell | Florence R. Sabin | Maxine Singer | Sol Spiegelman | Albert Szent-Gyorgyi | Harold Varmus|
|Health & Medicine|
|Virginia Apgar | Edward D. Freis | C. Everett Koop | Wilbur A. Sawyer | Fred L. Soper | Reports of the Surgeon General | Visual Culture and Health|
|Fostering Science & Health|
|Alan Gregg | Mary Lasker | Regional Medical Programs|