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In memoriam

In Memoriam
Enterprising astronomer, space researcher Samuel Durrance dies at 79
Published May 10, 2023
Durrance, a Johns Hopkins research scientist from 1980 to 1997, made influential contributions to the Hopkins Ultraviolet Telescope and flew on two NASA missions as a payload specialist
In memoriam
Published July 5, 2022
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Epidemiologist and AIDS expert Kenrad Nelson dies at 89
Published May 4, 2022
He spent 36 years on the Johns Hopkins faculty and contributed pioneering research to the fields of epidemiology and infectious diseases
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Madeleine Albright, first female U.S. secretary of state, dies at 84
Published March 23, 2022
Albright studied Russian and international relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in the 1960s
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Art historian Charles Dempsey dies at 84
Published Feb 28, 2022
Dempsey, an art historian who specialized in Renaissance and Baroque art, is remembered for his impact on the field and his students
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Genetic medicine pioneer Haig Kazazian dies at 84
Published Feb 2, 2022
His seminal work includes introducing prenatal diagnosis of hemoglobin disorders and finding the first example of disease-causing mutations resulting from "jumping genes"
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Astronomer Paul Feldman, a pioneer of comet science, dies at 82
Published Jan 31, 2022
He led the development of the field of comet UV spectroscopy and is remembered for his leadership, wit, and wisdom