J.Edwin Seegmiller AB, MD

Recipient of the Canada Gairdner International Award, 1968
"For his elucidation of a number of inborn errors of metabolism and, in particular, for his discovery of an enzyme defect (phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency) in a neurological disease characterized by mental retardation, behavioural disturbances and over-production of uric acid."

Bethesda, Maryland, USA