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NINDS Remembers Scientist Emeritus Gainer

Dr. Harold “Hal” Gainer, scientist emeritus at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and an esteemed and longstanding leader in the NIH Intramural Research Program, died in November.

RML Mourns Loss of Prion Disease Researcher Race

Dr. Richard “Rick” Race, a retired research veterinarian who studied infectious neurodegenerative diseases for more than 30 years at NIAID’s Rocky Mountain Laboratories (RML) in Hamilton, Mont., died of metastatic pancreatic cancer on Nov. 13.

Former NIDDK Program Director Badman Remembered

Dr. David Badman, retired hematology grants program director at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, passed away on Oct. 12 at his home in rural Maryland. He had been in hospice care for a short while due to pancreatic cancer.

NCI’s McMaster Retires

Dr. Mary Lou McMaster, senior clinical specialist in the Clinical Genetics Branch (CGB) of the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and captain in the Public Health Service, retired in December.

NIA’s Kohanski Retires

Dr. Ronald Kohanski, director of the National Institute on Aging’s Division of Aging Biology (DAB), has retired after 18 years of service at the institute.

The NIH Record

The NIH Record, founded in 1949, is the biweekly newsletter for employees of the National Institutes of Health.

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