NIH Record - National Institutes of Health

NINDS Mourns International MS Expert McFarland

Scientist emeritus and international multiple sclerosis expert Dr. Henry McFarland, a longtime stalwart researcher at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), died Jan. 11 at age 83.

Retired NCI Investigator Parry Remembered

Dr. Dilys Parry died peacefully in her sleep on Feb. 2, after a long illness. For 30 years, she was a staff clinician and principal investigator in the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

NINDS Mourns Research Pioneer Spatz

Dr. Maria Spatz, a retired senior scientist in the Division of Intramural Research at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and a pioneer in research on the blood-brain barrier, died Jan. 26 at age 99.

NIH Staff Member Dies in Tragic Accident

NIH mourns the loss of Akwasi Addae, age 45, who died on Jan. 10 after falling into an air-handling intake shaft while conducting repair work on the exterior of the Clinical Research Center.

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