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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
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Ludwig Brand, beloved biology faculty member, dies at 90
Published Jan 20, 2022
Longtime professor and pioneering scientist in the Krieger School remembered for his kindness and generosity
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Maurice Bessman, longtime biology faculty member, dies at 93
Published Nov 18, 2021
The renowned biochemical enzymologist and Blue Jays lacrosse fan was admired as a scholar and a mentor
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L. Mario Amzel, scientist who captured images of tiny biological structures, dies
Published Sept 2, 2021
His early work to crystallize and determine the structure of an antibody was of seminal importance in immunology
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Bishop Douglas Miles, alumnus and key community partner, dies at 72
Published Aug 5, 2021
The founder of BUILD and Koinonia Baptist Church, Miles is remembered for his unwavering commitment to his hometown
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Longtime Hopkins chemist Alex Nickon dies at 93
Published May 26, 2021
He spent 39 years in the Department of Chemistry before retiring as professor emeritus in 1994