Obituaries

Ronald Finn

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7454.1501 (Published 17 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1501

One of the team that solved the riddle of Rh haemolytic disease

While still a medical registrar in Liverpool Ronnie Finn started working on the enigma of Rh haemolytic disease, an immunological problem clearly caused by sensitisation of the Rh negative mother during her first Rh positive pregnancy. He was part of a team led by the head of Liverpool University's department of medicine, Cyril Clarke (obituary BMJ 2001;322: 367). Finn's initial task was to drive around town taking blood samples from parents and …

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