The historical context of Franz Kallmann and psychiatric genetics

  title={The historical context of Franz Kallmann and psychiatric genetics},
  author={Elliot S. Gershon},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r Psychiatrie und Nervenkrankheiten},
This is the second time, to my knowledge, that an American researcher in psychiatric genetics is honored with the Anna Monika Foundation Prize. Two years ago a prize was given to Professor George Winokur of the University of Iowa, whose work on the genetics of affective psychoses has been the direct inspiration of my own efforts. But the history of psychiatric genetics in the United States properly begins with the work of Professor Franz Kallmann, and I should like briefly to remember his life… CONTINUE READING


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