Osler H. Laster, better known within the NIH community as “O.H.,” died Apr. 4 at Howard County General Hospital from complications of a heart condition.
Dr. Madhav Thambisetty of NIA’s Intramural Research Program in Baltimore has been awarded the 2016 Norman Geschwind Prize in Behavioral Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology.
Dr. Robert Lewis “Bob” Bruun, former NIAMS executive officer, passed away from complications of esophageal cancer on June 11 in Davis, Calif., surrounded by family. He was 73.
Dr. Paul Jacobsen has been named associate director of the NCI Division of Cancer Control and Population Science’s Healthcare Delivery Research Program.
Dr. Eugene Carstea has been named new chief of the cardiovascular and respiratory sciences integrated review group at the Center for Scientific Review.
Dr. David Davies, NIDDK scientist emeritus, died Sept. 1 from medical complications following hospitalization. He was 89.
NINR director Dr. Patricia Grady recently welcomed six new members to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research.
Dr. Antonina Roll-Mecak, chief of NINDS’s cell biology and biophysics unit, was recently named one of 31 finalists for the 2016 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.
Dr. Jean L. Flagg-Newton, a longtime NIH administrator who was instrumental in helping to establish the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, retired in September.
Dr. Francisco Sy, a program director and AIDS coordinator in the Division of Extramural Scientific Programs at NIMHD, retired recently after 12 years of service.