Bernardo Beiguelman, Jewish Brazilian human geneticist (Santos, São Paulo State 15 May 1932 – São Paulo 05 October 2010)
Authored 428 scientific works between papers, communications, books and book chapters.
Performed first studies in the world about resistance and hereditary susceptibility to leprosy
First to demonstrate that resistance and susceptibility to Virchowian Hanseniasis is genetically determined
Created methods in Genetical Epidemiology
Described Recessive juvenile glaucoma (with Durval Prado)
With D. Prado. Recessive juvenile glaucoma. J. Genet. Hum. 12:53-54, 1963.