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Legacies Left Behind in 2015

By Karen Zusi | December 31, 2015

A look at the contributions of some of the prominent researchers who died this year

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Discoverer of G Proteins Dies

By Kerry Grens | December 29, 2015

Nobel laureate Alfred Gilman has passed away at age 74.

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Eminent Cancer Researcher Dies

By Bob Grant | December 16, 2015

Indiana University’s David Flockhart, a pioneer of personalized medicine, has passed away at age 63. 

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Science Historian Dies

By Karen Zusi | December 9, 2015

Lisa Jardine, former chair of the U.K.’s Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority, has passed away at age 71.

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Esteemed Virologist Dies

By Karen Zusi | December 7, 2015

Richard Johnson, a pioneer in research on central nervous system infections, died last month at age 84.

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Leader in Biomechanics Dies

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2015

Duke’s Steven Vogel studied how plants and animals adapt to the physical world.

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Stem Cell Biologist Dies

By Kerry Grens | November 23, 2015

Paolo Bianco crusaded against cell therapy fraud and hype.

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Prominent Endocrinologist Dies

By Karen Zusi | November 20, 2015

Guenther Boden, who linked insulin resistance with fatty acids in the blood, has passed away at age 80.

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Nobel Laureate Dies

By Karen Zusi | October 19, 2015

Richard Heck, pioneer of a reaction that binds carbon atoms using palladium, has passed away at age 84.

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Immunologist, AIDS Research Advocate Dies

By Karen Zusi | September 24, 2015

William Paul, the National Institutes of Health’s Laboratory of Immunology chief, passed away at age 79.

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