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News & events

Thomas F. Huff, Ph.D., who led VCU’s march into the age of genomic research, dies at age 62

February 2, 2015

With profound sadness, we learned over the weekend of the unexpected passing of
Tom Huff, VCU’s founding vice provost for life sciences. This is a tremendous loss for our community. 

“Those who knew Tom could not help but be swept up in his energy, intelligence and passion for the life sciences,” said VCU President Michael Rao, Ph.D. “From the labs on our campuses to the living laboratory of the Rice Rivers Center, Tom shepherded a new holistic way of looking at science.”

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