Death of Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas

January 9, 2015
Seattle, Washington

"Mother" of bone marrow transplant dies
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The Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — Dorothy "Dottie" Thomas, the research partner and wife of the Nobel laureate who pioneered the bone marrow transplant, has died in her Seattle-area home at 92.

Her death Friday was announced by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Her husband, the late Dr. E. Donnall Thomas, had directed its clinical research division.

Dottie Thomas was known as "the mother of bone marrow transplantation" because of the years she spent...

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