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In Memoriam 


Andrew K. Burroughs, MD, MBChB
Professor Andrew K. Burroughs died early Saturday morning the 15th of March, 2014 at the Royal Free Hospital in London where he had spent most of his career. He was not yet 61. Andy was one of the greatest and most prolific Hepatologists and the true representative of Dame Sheila Sherlock's legacy. For more than thirty years, Andy led world class clinical research in all areas of Hepatology at the Royal Free providing major advances in clinical practice. He was a world leader and an amazing mentor for generations of Hepatologists trained at the Royal Free. He was a member and supporter of the AASLD, having participated in many single topic conferences and courses. Our thoughts go to his family, close friends and colleagues. The Hepatology community will miss him.


Pamela Hale, RN, BSN
Pam Hale was a dedicated nurse who gave herself to all her veterans and patients, she will be greatly missed by all that knew her. Read the obituary.

Cynthia A. Cohen, Associate Member
On October 2, 2013, Cynthia A. Cohen (nee Kaczmarek); beloved wife of David B. Cohen; cherished mother of Emma Abigail Cohen and Jason Andrew Cohen; devoted daughter of Gerard and Mary Kaczmarek; loving sister of Michael Gerard (Stephanie) Kaczmarek; loving daughter-in-law of Nathan and Rebecca Cohen, Karen Cohen Chertok and Sumner Chertok passed away. Read the full obituary.

Jay Donald Ostrow, MD
Dr. Ostrow suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on January 9, 2013 at the age of 83. Don was born in New York, NY on January 1, 1930.

Don obtained his BS in Chemistry at Yale in 1950 and his MD degree at Harvard 4 years later. He then went to the University College in London in 1969-70 where he obtained the title of Magister Scientiae in Biochemistry in 1970 under the tutelage of Barbara Billing. His postgraduate training exposed him to the best of medical training moving from John Hopkins to Harvard Medical School where he became chief research fellow in the lab directed by Rudi Schmid, one of the fathers of modern bilirubin science. Read the full obituary.