Collection FC080 - D. C. Rao Reprints


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D. C. Rao Reprints


  • 1979-1981 (Creation)


0.05 Linear Feet

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(Born 1946)

Biographical history

D.C. Rao is the director of the Division of Biostatistics and professor of biostatistics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He became the director in 1980 and reached full professorship two years later. Rao also holds joint appointments in the departments of psychiatry, genetics, and mathematics. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Indian Statistical Institute in Calcutta, India, including a Ph.D. in statistical genetics in 1971.

Rao is a past president and member of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society, and the founding editor-in-chief of Genetic Epidemiology. His research interests include the genetic dissection of common complex traits such as GxE interactions in cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and their co-morbidities. Rao has co-authored six books and published over 600 articles on his research.

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The collection is open and accessible for research.

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Conditions governing reproduction

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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