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Anatol Morell, Emeritus Professor of Medicine

Anatol Morell, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, died at age 95 on March 16, 2009. Dr. Morell was the long-time research collaborator of Dr. Herbert Scheinberg, at Einstein and then St. Lukes-Roosevelt. Dr. Anatol isolated and crystallized the blood copper-binding protein, ceruloplasmin, and discovered a liver receptor that recognized asialoglycoproteins in 1974 with Gilbert Ashwell.

He was married to Halina who, until she switched to a career in clinical psychology and counseling, was the long-time research collaborator of Irving London, first at P&S, and then here at Einstein. She may have been best known to visitors to the lab as a rapier-witted raconteur. Their son Pierre received his PhD in Biochemistry from Einstein, became a distinguished teacher and investigator in Neurobiology at the University of North Carolina, and died at 62 in 2003.

Anatol Morell, Emeritus Professor of Medicine

Anatol Morell, Emeritus Professor of Medicine, died at age 95 on March 16, 2009. Dr. Morell was the long-time research collaborator of Dr. Herbert Scheinberg, at Einstein and then St. Lukes-Roosevelt. Dr. Anatol isolated and crystallized the blood copper-binding protein, ceruloplasmin, and discovered a liver receptor that recognized asialoglycoproteins in 1974 with Gilbert Ashwell.

He was married to Halina who, until she switched to a career in clinical psychology and counseling, was the long-time research collaborator of Irving London, first at P&S, and then here at Einstein. She may have been best known to visitors to the lab as a rapier-witted raconteur. Their son Pierre received his PhD in Biochemistry from Einstein, became a distinguished teacher and investigator in Neurobiology at the University of North Carolina, and died at 62 in 2003.

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