The American Journal of Human Genetics is a medical journal in the field of human genetics. Since its inception in 1948 by the American Society of Human Genetics, the journal has provided a record of research and review relating to heredity in humans and to the application of genetic principles in medicine and public policy, as well as in related areas of molecular and cell biology.

In this February’s edition, Dr. Clarke Fraser has been highlighted as one of the most influential Presidents of the AJHG. This is the first profile of a living former ASHG president in this series.  He has received two of ASHG’s major awards, the William Allan award in 1979 and the Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education in 2000. Dr. Fraser was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2012.


More details on Dr. Fraser’s work and life can be found in the full issue 





March 15, 2013