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In memoriam

In memoriam
Professor emeritus Mack Walker dies at 91
Published Feb 16, 2021
An esteemed scholar of German intellectual history, he taught in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins for 25 years
Professor emeritus Paul R. Olson dies at 95
Published Jan 29, 2021
He was a scholar of Spanish and Portuguese literature and spent 30 years teaching at Johns Hopkins University
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Pioneering immunologist Nilabh Shastri dies at 68
Published Jan 27, 2021
Shastri, who explored how the human immune system recognizes rapidly changing foreign elements, joined Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in 2018
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