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in memoriam

Peter Privalov, father of the field of biological microcalorimetry, dies at 88
Published Dec 23, 2020
The research professor, who joined Johns Hopkins in 1991, laid the theoretical groundwork and developed the technology for measuring the heat released during protein folding within a cell
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Junior remembered for leadership, service, infectious enthusiasm
Published Dec 15, 2020
Bradlee LaMontagne, a biology major and captain of the Blue Jays wrestling team, died in a boating accident on Dec. 10
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Richard Johns, founding director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, dies at 95
Published Dec 5, 2020
Johns oversaw the department's development into an internationally recognized leader in biomedical engineering
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Renowned cardiac surgeon Vincent L. Gott dies at 93
Published Dec 4, 2020
Gott, who spent 50 years at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and was a pioneer of the field of cardiac surgery, is remembered for his humility and civility
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Condensed matter physicist Mark Robbins dies at 64
Published Aug 18, 2020
He taught at Johns Hopkins for more than 30 years, studying the atomic origin of macroscopic phenomena such as earthquakes and avalanches
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Noel R. Rose dies at 92
Published Aug 4, 2020
The longtime Johns Hopkins faculty member, known as the father of autoimmune disease research, held appointments in the schools of Medicine and Public Health
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Renowned pianist Leon Fleisher dies at 92
Published Aug 3, 2020
After a neurological disorder threatened to sideline his performance career, the longtime Peabody pianist channeled his creative efforts into conducting and mastering the left-handed piano repertoire until making a triumphant comeback in the 1990s and 2000s
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Historian Pier Larson dies at 58
Published July 28, 2020
The renowned scholar spent more than 20 years at Johns Hopkins studying African history with a focus on Madagascar and the French empire
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Geologist and longtime lecturer Sakiko Olsen dies
Published July 21, 2020
An alumna of Johns Hopkins University, she spent more than 50 years with the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, where she studied chemical signatures of rocks