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Alan Rabson, Former Deputy Director of the NCI, Dies
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 6, 2018
Rabson’s career at the National Cancer Institute spanned six decades.
Alfred Alberts, Lovastatin Discoverer, Dies
Kerry Grens | Jul 5, 2018
The Merck biochemist found the compound that led to a popular cholesterol-lowering drug.
Neuropharmacologist Arvid Carlsson Dies at 95
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 2, 2018
The Nobel laureate’s discoveries led to a treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
Fruit Fly Geneticist Dan Lindsley Dies
Kerry Grens | Jun 26, 2018
A leader in the
community, the UCSD professor was well known for his so-called Red Book of fruit fly genetics.
Nobel-Winning Biochemist Paul Boyer Dies
Shawna Williams | Jun 7, 2018
The UCLA researcher was lauded for figuring out how ATP synthase works.
Medical Statistician Doug Altman Dies
Kerry Grens | Jun 5, 2018
The cofounder of the EQUATOR Network devoted his career to boosting transparency and improving the quality of clinical research.
Jens Christian Skou, Discoverer of the Sodium-Potassium Pump, Dies
Kerry Grens | May 29, 2018
The Nobel laureate was the first to identify an enzyme moving material across the cell membrane.
Conservation Biologist Ben Collen Dies of Bone Cancer
Shawna Williams | May 22, 2018
The University College London researcher investigated how environmental pressures affect animals.
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Catherine Offord | May 9, 2018
The microbiologist was known for his work on bacterial antibiotic resistance and infectious disease.
Donald Seldin, “Intellectual Father” of UT Southwestern, Dies
Jim Daley | May 8, 2018
The physician-scientist recruited future Nobel Prize winners to build the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas into a first-rate institution.