Death of Irwin Rose

July 16, 1926 - June 2, 2015
Deerfield, Massachusetts | Age 88

2004 Nobel chemistry winner dies at 88
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DEERFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Irwin Rose, a biochemist who shared the 2004 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discovering a way that cells destroy unwanted proteins — the basis for developing new therapies for diseases such as cervical cancer and cystic fibrosis — has died. He was 88.

Rose died in his sleep early Tuesday in Deerfield, Massachusetts, said spokeswoman Janet Wilson of the University of California, Irvine, where Rose had been a researcher.

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