Obituaries

Martin Briggs

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3098 (Published 03 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3098
  1. Elizabeth Fisher

    Martin Briggs was a meticulous researcher and public health doctor who pioneered the use of the internet for research into rare diseases. Initially as a GP trainee in Eastbourne, he was concerned that general practitioners would come across rare diseases only a few times in a career and that the internet in the 1980s would be a …

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