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Sparkes, Robert, 1930-


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Human Health Data From Defined Populations, 1979-10-28 - 1979-10-31

Scope and Contents Combined genetic and epidemiological investigations of defined groups, a number of them with cancer rates markedly different from that of the general population (according to presentations at the conference) form an important tool for quantifying the impact on cancer rates of such factors as variations in food in the diet, content of water or other drinks, or cigarettes. The conference also heard much evidence that new tools, such as computerized construction of pedigrees of such groups as...
Dates: 1979-10-28 - 1979-10-31

Molecular Genetics and Biology of Alcoholism, 1989-10-10 - 1989-10-13

Scope and Contents

Molecular Genetics and Biology of Alcoholism meeting reviewed the data on the inheritance of alcoholism and attempted to evaluate future strategies. Most common disorders do not have a simple pattern of inheritance and probably result from interactions between the environment and one or more of a number of genes. Alcoholism is a classic example of such a complex disease.

Dates: 1989-10-10 - 1989-10-13