Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
Nicholas J. Grant
There will be a wake for Professor Emeritus Nicholas J. Grant at the Lane Funeral Home, 760 Main St., Winchester, today (May 5) from 4 to 8 p.m. There will also be a funeral service at St Mary's Church, 155 Washington St., Winchester, on Thursday morning.
Grant, who worked in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, died on April 30 after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. A complete obituary will be published in Tech Talk at a later date. Call the MSE department at 253-3300 for details on Thursday's funeral, which was still being arranged at press time.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on May 5, 2004.