PerspectiveRetrospective

Peter C. Nowell (1928–2016)

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Science  03 Mar 2017:
Vol. 355, Issue 6328, pp. 913
DOI: 10.1126/science.aam9738

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Peter C. Nowell, a cancer researcher whose contributions to the field of tumor biology formed the basis of much of today's precision medicine, died in the early hours of 26 December 2016. He was 88 years old. With his passing, the scientific community lost a gifted scholar, a dedicated teacher and mentor, a true gentleman, and a good friend.