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The late John Herr, the inventor of a home fertility test for men, made the list.
An Unexpected Goodbye

John Herr died unexpectedly in late September. Dr. Herr was the director of our Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health. He was working on a new form of birth control for men, and he was the creator of SpermCheck, a male fertility test you can find in pharmacies…

Meet Joe Larner

This is Joe Larner. He thought he had made a major breakthrough on Alzheimer’s. He died before he could find out. Dr. Larner was an eminent scientist and longtime fixture at the School of Medicine who influenced generations of researchers, including two future Nobel winners he recruited to UVA. I…