John Langdon Down: the man and the message.

  • O Conor Ward
  • Published 1999 in
    Down's syndrome, research and practice : the…


John Langdon Down was the son of a village grocer. Born in Torpoint, Cornwall, in 1828, he was the 6th child of religious parents. He worked in the family business until he was 18 years old and he then qualified as a pharmacist before ultimately entering medical school at the London Hospital. He won numerous medals and prizes and immediately after taking… (More)


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@article{Ward1999JohnLD, title={John Langdon Down: the man and the message.}, author={O Conor Ward}, journal={Down's syndrome, research and practice : the journal of the Sarah Duffen Centre}, year={1999}, volume={6 1}, pages={19-24} }