OBITUARY

In Memoriam: David Allis

JAN. 20, 2023
David Allis, whose work underpinned a new understanding of the role of histone proteins in gene expression, has passed away at 71.

In Memoriam: Dieter Oesterhelt

DEC. 2, 2022
Dieter Oesterhelt, whose discovery of the first bacteriorhodopsin helped launch a new field of medical research, has passed away at the age of 82.

In Memoriam: John Edward Porter

JUNE 8, 2022
John Edward Porter, whose legislative efforts to increase support for medical research was recognized with a Lasker Award has passed away at 87.

In Memoriam: Donald Pinkel

MAR. 13, 2022
Donald Pinkel, who was recognized with a 1972 Lasker Award for developing a cure for acute lymphocytic leukemia, has passed away.

In Memoriam: Aaron Beck

NOV. 8, 2021
Aaron Beck, who developed cognitive therapy to treat depression, anxiety, and other disorders, has passed away at 100.

In Memoriam: Purnell W. Choppin

JULY 6, 2021
Purnell W. Choppin, a renowned virologist and a longtime member of the Lasker Board of Directors, has passed away at 91.

In Memoriam: Emil Freireich

FEB. 2, 2021
Emil Freireich, who was recognized with a 1972 Lasker Award for developing combination chemotherapy as a treatment for childhood leukemia, has passed away at 93.

In Memoriam: Dale Kaiser

JUNE 29, 2020
Pioneering molecular geneticist Dale Kaiser passes away at 92. Kaiser was honored with a 1980 Lasker Basic Medical Research Award.

In Memoriam: Raymond Erikson

MAY 31, 2020
Raymond Erikson, who was honored with a 1982 Lasker Award for insights into oncogenes, has passed away at the age of 84.

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