Chemist Christopher Dobson Dies
Chemist Christopher Dobson Dies
The University of Cambridge scholar’s research on folding proteins advanced scientists’ understanding of illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and type 2 diabetes.
Chemist Christopher Dobson Dies
Chemist Christopher Dobson Dies

The University of Cambridge scholar’s research on folding proteins advanced scientists’ understanding of illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and type 2 diabetes.

The University of Cambridge scholar’s research on folding proteins advanced scientists’ understanding of illnesses, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and type 2 diabetes.

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Stuart Levy, Antibiotic Resistance Researcher, Dies
Stuart Levy, Antibiotic Resistance Researcher, Dies
Emily Makowski | Sep 11, 2019
The Tufts University biologist and physician sounded the alarm on the effects of antibiotic use in animals.
Donald Lindberg, Former NLM Director, Dies
Donald Lindberg, Former NLM Director, Dies
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 26, 2019
He led the National Library of Medicine for 31 years and oversaw the implementation of PubMed, MedlinePlus, and the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Chemist Richard Van Duyne Dies
Chemist Richard Van Duyne Dies
Catherine Offord | Aug 16, 2019
The Northwestern University professor developed surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, an invaluable technique for detecting and identifying individual molecules.
Kary Mullis, Inventor of the PCR Technique, Dies
Kary Mullis, Inventor of the PCR Technique, Dies
Kerry Grens | Aug 12, 2019
The Nobel laureate was a proponent of LSD, a consultant for O.J. Simpson’s legal defense, and the creator of a company that infused jewelry with celebrities’ DNA.
Plant Biologist Killed on Solo Camping Trip in British Columbia
Plant Biologist Killed on Solo Camping Trip in British Columbia
Shawna Williams | Aug 8, 2019
Leonard Dyck is remembered for sharing his passion for plants with students at the University of British Columbia.
Prolific Sleep Researcher Christian Guilleminault Dies
Prolific Sleep Researcher Christian Guilleminault Dies
Sanjeet Bagcchi | Aug 6, 2019
He was involved in the first identification and classification of sleep disorders and outlined protocols for the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea.
Virologist Keerti Shah Dies
Virologist Keerti Shah Dies
Catherine Offord | Aug 2, 2019
The Johns Hopkins University researcher’s work helped solidify the link between human papillomavirus and cervical cancer, leading to the approval of the HPV vaccine in 2006.
Geneticist Liane Russell Dies
Geneticist Liane Russell Dies
Nicoletta Lanese | Jul 29, 2019
She conducted innovative research in mutagenesis and teratogenesis related to radiation and chemical exposures, identifying risks to fetuses.
Pioneer in Bioethics Daniel Callahan Dies
Pioneer in Bioethics Daniel Callahan Dies
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 22, 2019
He was the cofounder of the Hastings Center and wrote nearly 50 books on topics including abortion, aging, and medical progress.