Bryan Kercher, who was responsible for practically every NIH photo over the last decade showing the serene Montana setting at NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories, died in a climbing accident on May 8.
Dr. George Patterson, a tenured senior investigator in the NIBIB intramural section on biophotonics, passed away on June 20 after a battle with cancer.
This June, Felicia Shingler retired as manager of the NIH Director’s Awards Program in the Office of Management, Office of the Director.
NLM recently announced the appointment of Dr. Stephen Altschul as a scientist emeritus at NIH.
Dr. Karel Pacak recently received the Outstanding Clinical Investigator Award from the U.S. Endocrine Society and was elected to the Czech Medical Academy in recognition of his research achievements at NIH.
The Sabin Vaccine Institute has awarded its annual Albert B. Sabin Gold Medal to Dr. Barney S. Graham, Vaccine Research Center deputy director.
Linda Maxsell Huss, former NEI public affairs specialist, died Apr. 11, after a long illness. She was 64.
Two NIH’ers are among the 12 public servants who will be honored at the 72nd annual Arthur S. Flemming Awards. Winners are recognized for performing outstanding service in the fields of applied science and engineering, basic science, leadership and management, legal achievement and social science.
NICHD scientist emeritus Dr. Phillip G. Nelson passed away of natural causes at age 89, with his wife of 66 years, Dr. Karin Nelson, by his side. He headed the institute’s section on neurobiology for 35 years until his retirement in 2004.
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