Ruth Wynne-Davies (1926 – 2012) was an English orthopedic surgeon and geneticist. Wynne-Davies Criteria for Ligamentous Laxity (1970)
Roberta A. Pagon (1945 - ) pediatrician and geneticist. Pagon syndrome - Anemia sideroblastic and spinocerebellar ataxia (1985)
There is increasing awareness of genetic make up influencing one’s ability to respond in critical illness. It is believed that genetic predisposition influences the risk of serious infection and outcome.