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Dr. Charles A. LeMaistre

Former MD Anderson President Dr. Charles A. LeMaistre Passes Away at 92

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Charles Aubrey “Mickey” LeMaistre, M.D., past president of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and a pioneering crusader against the harmful effects of tobacco use and catalyst of the field of cancer prevention, died today in Houston. He was 92. LeMaistre came to MD Anderson as president in 1978 after serving seven years as chancellor of The University of Texas System.

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Art Rosenfeld, California’s Godfather of Energy Efficiency, Dies at 90

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Art Rosenfeld, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Distinguished Scientist Emeritus who is also known as California’s “godfather” of energy efficiency and who has been credited with being personally responsible for billions of dollars in energy savings, died Friday at his home in Berkeley, California. He was 90.

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Death & Dying, End Of Life Decisions, Funeral homes, Burial, Cremation, Funeral services

Final Arrangements

A new study from the University of Iowa analyzes funeral homes’ terminology and pricing, which can help relatives planning final arrangements for a loved one.

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Statement From the American Dental Hygienists’ Association on Esther Wilkins, BS, RDH, DMD

It is with sadness that we share the news that Esther Wilkins, BS, RDH, DMD, dental hygiene’s matriarch, died on Monday, Dec. 12. We had celebrated her hundredth birthday only three days before. Wilkins dedicated her life to advancing oral health care, and her commitment to dental hygiene will not be forgotten.

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Endocrine Society Mourns the Passing of Dr. P. Michael Conn

The Endocrine Society leadership is saddened to announce that valued friend and colleague P. Michael Conn, PhD, MS, died on November 26, 2016. Conn served as President of the Endocrine Society from June 1996 to June 1997.

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Research Suggests Creatives Worry Less About Dying

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Creative achievement can provide a buffer against being anxious about death, research from psychologists at the University of Kent shows.

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Fidel Castro’s Death Is an Opportunity to Further Movement in U.S./Cuba Policies

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What’s Next for U.S.-Cuba Business Relations? International Markets Specialist Discusses Possible Moves

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Expert Comments: Castro's Death and Cuba's Path Forward

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Parkinson's Expert on the Death of Janet Reno

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Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute, MIT, David Page

Susan Lindquist, Accomplished and Beloved Scientist, Has Died at Age 67

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“Sue has meant so much to Whitehead as an institution of science, and as a community of scientists, and her passing leaves us diminished in so many ways,” reflects David C. Page, M.D., Director of Whitehead Institute

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Thai King Offered ‘Pretext for Unity,’ Now Country Faces Uncertain Future

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Ed Lofgren, Pioneering ‘Rad Lab,’ Berkeley Lab, and Manhattan Project Physicist, Dies at 102

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Edward Joseph Lofgren, a pioneering Berkeley Lab physicist who was a close associate of E.O. Lawrence and worked on the Manhattan Project, died Sept. 6 at age 102.

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Dr. William Eugene Mayberry, Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Remembers William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., Former Mayo Clinic CEO

William Eugene Mayberry, M.D., a distinguished Mayo Clinic physician, research scientist and administrator, passed away on Sept. 18 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was 87.

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Nobel Laureate Roger Tsien Dies, Age 64

Roger Tsien, PhD, co-winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize in chemistry and professor of pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry at University of California San Diego School of Medicine for 27 years, died August 24 in Eugene, Ore. He was 64.

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In Memoriam: Donald Ainslie Henderson, 1928–2016

Donald Ainslie Henderson, MD, MPH ’60, a leader of the international effort to eradicate smallpox – considered one of public health’s greatest successes – and a former dean of what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, died Friday. He was 87.

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Local Philanthropist and UC San Diego Supporter Conrad Prebys Dies

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University of California San Diego friend and supporter, Conrad Prebys died on Sunday, July 24, following a battle with cancer. The San Diego philanthropist and businessman was 82.

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Egon Matijevic, Colloid and Surface Science, Colloids, colloid chemistry, Colloidal, colloidal nanocrystals

Clarkson University Mourns Death of Renowned Chemist Egon Matijevic

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Clarkson University's Egon Matijevic passed away early on July 20 at the age of 94. Matijevic was considered a brilliant scholar whose prolific and inspired research helped shape the modern field of colloid and surface science, and established Clarkson as preeminent in the field.

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U of M to Award Honorary Degree to Prince

Board of Regents approved nomination today.

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