Giulio Alfredo Maccacaro was a biometrist, a scientist using statistical methods to calculate the laws and phenomena of the biological system. Well known in the international arena, he taught in Cambridge. He was a forward-looking spirit and didn't put up with academic dogma, probably the reason why he’s undeservedly a perfect stranger in the modern scientific landscape. His fields of study were not only statistics but also genetic, taxonomic and pharmacological biometry. Probably his greatness and his lack of fame have the same cause: a noble sacrifice.
- History of Medicine
- History of Public Health