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Sir John Vivian Dacie


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British haematologist.

Biography of Sir John Vivian Dacie

Sir John Vivian Dacie was a founding father and for decades the unchallenged guru of British haematology. He was professor of haematology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in the University of London, later becoming professor emeritus.

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