February 24, 2019

Arthur Pardee

It is with sadness that we share the passing of MBL Society Emeritus Member Arthur Pardee who died February 24, 2019 at the age of 97. The MBL flag will be lowered in his memory.

Dr. Pardee was a renowned cancer biologist who made several groundbreaking discoveries in the mid-20th century that shaped modern molecular biology.

Dr. Pardee was an alumnus of the 1948 MBL Physiology course, served as a faculty member in the 1962 Embryology course, and was a long-time MBL Society member. He was a researcher at Dana Farber Cancer Institute until his death.

At the request of the family, burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at danafarber.org.

An obituary published in the Boston Globe can be viewed here.