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The Victor A. McKusick Papers

Further Readings

[Victor McKusick at his desk]. 18 November 1997.
Web Resources

Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation. Albert Lasker Award for Special Achievement in Medical Science. An Interview with Victor McKusick. The Lasker Foundation. http://www.laskerfoundation.org/awards/1997_s_interview_mckusick.htmExit
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Johns Hopkins University. Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man Database. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=OMIM&itool=toolbar


Manuscript Collections

Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Finding Aid to the The Victor Almon McKusick Collection, 1921-2008. http://www.medicalarchives.jhmi.edu/papers/mckusick.htmlExit
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Books

Lindee, Susan. Moments of Truth in Genetic Medicine. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.

Cook-Deegan, Robin. The Gene Wars: Science, Politics, and the Human Genome. New York: W. W. Norton, 1994.


Articles

1950s

McKusick, Victor. "The Cardiovascular Aspects of Marfan's Syndrome." Circulation 11, no. 3 (March 1955): 321-342.

McKusick, Victor. "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: I. The Clinical Behavior of Hereditary Syndromes." Journal of Chronic Diseases 2, no. 5 (November 1955): 491-499.

McKusick, Victor. "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: II. The Biology of Normal Connective Tissue." Journal of Chronic Diseases 2, no. 5 (November 1955): 500-507.

McKusick, Victor. "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: III. The Marfan Syndrome." Journal of Chronic Diseases 2, no. 6 (December 1955): 609-644.

McKusick, Victor. "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: IV. The Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome." Journal of Chronic Diseases 3, no. 1 (January 1956): 2-24.

McKusick, Victor. "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: V. Ostogenesis Imperfecta." Journal of Chronic Diseases 3, no. 2 (February 1956): 180-202.

McKusick, Victor. "Heritable Disorders of Connective Tissue: VII. The Hurler Syndrome." Journal of Chronic Diseases 3, no. 4 (April 1956): 360-389.

McKusick, Victor. "Symposium on Inborn Errors of Metabolism: Mechanisms in Genetic Diseases of Man." American Journal of Medicine 22, no. 5 (May 1957): 676-686.

1960s

McKusick, Victor. "On the X Chromosome of Man." Quarterly Review of Biology 37, no. 2 (June 1962): 69-175.

Porter, Ian H., Jane Schulze, and Victor McKusick. "Genetical Linkage Between the Loci for Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency and Colour-Blindness in American Negroes." Annals of Human Genetics 26, no. 2 (November 1962): 107-122.

1970s

Murdoch, J. L., B. A. Walker, Judith G. Hall, H. Abbey, K. K. Smith, and Victor McKusick. "Achondroplasia -- A Genetic and Statistical Study." Annals of Human Genetics 33, no. 3 (January 1970): 227-244.

McKusick, Victor. "Phenotypic Diversity of Human Diseases Resulting from Allelic Series." American Journal of Genetics 25, no. 4 (July 1973): 446-456. http://pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=4577464

1980s

McKusick, Victor. "The Anatomy of the Human Genome." American Journal of Medicine 69, no. 2 (August 1980): 267-276.

Mertens, Thomas R. "Human Genetics and McKusick's 'Mendelian Inheritance' in Man." The American Biology Teacher 50, no. 5 (May 1988): 262, 264-265.

1990s

McKusick, Victor. "Human Genetics: The Last 35 Years, the Present, and the Future." American Journal of Human Genetics 50, no. 4 (April 1992): 663-670. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=1550113

Beutler, Ernest, Victor McKusick, Arno G. Motulsky, Charles R. Scrivner, and Franklin Hutchinson. "Mutation Nomenclature: Nicknames, Systematic Names, and Unique Identifiers." Human Mutation 8, no. 3 (1996): 203-206.

2000s

McKusick, Victor. "A 60-year Tale of Spots, Maps, and Genes." Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics 7 (September 2006): 1-27.

McKusick, Victor. "Mendelian Inheritance in Man and Its Online Version, OMIM." American Journal of Human Genetics 80, no. 4 (April 2007): 588-604. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?tool=pubmed&pubmedid=17357067

Pyeritz, Reed E. "A Tribute to Victor A. McKusick." Journal of Clinical Investigation 118, no. 10 (1 October 2008): 3242- 3243.