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News Brief: Hugh Gurling Dies

Hugh Gurling

November 11, 2013. Those SRF readers who knew him will be sad to hear that psychiatrist and geneticist Hugh Gurling died on November 2, 2013, at the age of 63. As his friends David Curtis and Jonathan Pimm wrote in his obituary in The Guardian, Gurling helped usher in the biological and genetic study of psychiatric disorders. A tribute by

Michael King and Andy McQuillin at the University College London, UK, website notes that he was known and respected for an "uncompromising style" and his willingness to speak his mind.

We invite readers to share any stories, thoughts, or photographs in tribute. Image credit: University College London—Hakon Heimer.