Bryan Myers dies at 86
The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of nephrology was chief of the Division of Nephrology for nearly 20 years, training nephrologists who now practice around the world.
Nobelist Paul Berg dies
Credited with sparking the field of genetic engineering, Stanford Medicine biochemist Paul Berg shared the 1980 Nobel Prize in chemistry for creating the first recombinant DNA molecule.
Celiac expert Gary Gray dies at 89
Gastroenterologist Gary Gray, part of Stanford Medicine for nearly 50 years, helped find the molecular cause of celiac disease and a potential treatment.
Shoshana Levy dies
Shoshana Levy discovered a family of molecules called tetraspanins, launching a new field of cancer research. She was an active researcher, collaborator and mentor at Stanford Medicine for nearly three decades.
Psychiatrist Hans Steiner dies at 76
The Stanford Medicine psychiatrist was an expert in the development of psychopathologies and a beloved mentor to many.
Pathologist Kempson dies at 92
Kempson, a founding member of the surgical pathology department, was an inspiring teacher and mentor to hundreds of trainees.
LeRoy Heinrichs dies at 90
The Stanford Medicine professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology was an early adopter of less invasive surgical techniques, a pioneer in treating infertility and an evangelist for virtual medical training.
Hodgkin lymphoma pioneer Rosenberg dies
Rosenberg combined radiation and chemotherapy to treat Hodgkin lymphoma, revolutionizing cancer care. He taught at Stanford Medicine for more than 50 years.
Howard Sussman dies at 87
Howard Sussman played a pivotal role in consolidating and automating Stanford Medicine’s clinical pathology laboratory, implementing an information system used for decades.
Microbiologist Hugh McDevitt dies at 91
The Stanford immunologist’s research on how our immune cells recognize pathogens — and what happens when this process goes wrong — paved the way to modern immunology.
Lisa Wise-Faberowski dies at 57
Lisa Wise-Faberowski, who studied a rare congenital heart condition as well as the effects of anesthesia on children’s developing brains, died at 57.
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