Alumni Publications

I write for a number of alumni magazines and sites, including Grinnell, Haverford, Colgate, University of Chicago Medicine and Northwestern. 

Albert Bendelac, pathologist and former chair of the Committee on Immunology, 1956-2023

Albert Bendelac, MD, PhD, the A.N. Pritzker Distinguished Service Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago, died at his home on August 23, 2023, surrounded by family. He had just celebrated his 67th birthday. Known for his passion for immunology, his mentorship of students and young faculty, and his broad scientific thinking, Bendelac joined the faculty in 2002 as an established investigator. His research had already demonstrated that CD4 and CD8 T cells were required for the developm