Obituary: Emil Raphael Unanue, renowned immunologist, 88

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Emil Raphael Unanue, MD, an internationally renowned immunologist at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Dec. 16, 2022, surrounded by family in St. Louis after a two-year battle with glioblastoma. He was 88.

Head of the Department of Pathology & Immunology at the School of Medicine from 1985 to 2006, Unanue built the department into a preeminent research powerhouse in immunology, and did so while making major discoveries about the immune system that transformed the field.