Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
Robert C. Burke
Robert C. Burke, 73, of South Yarmouth, died on March 11. Mr. Burke, formerly of Somerville, worked in Operations and Systems from 1967 until his retirement in 1990. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Florence Burke.
John J. Conlon
Word has been received of the February 11 death of John J. Conlon, 51, of Brookline, a project technician at the Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory. Mr. Conlon had worked at MIT since 1979. He leaves his wife, Patricia Conlon.
John J. Grando
John J. Grando, 78, of Cambridge, a retired service staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died on March 15. Mr. Grando worked at MIT for 30 years before his retirement in 1981. He leaves a sister, Helen Travers of Cambridge, and two nieces.
A version of this article appeared in the March 30, 1994 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 38, Number 27).