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'Professor Galveston' has departed. Obituary - Daniel Traber

Donald S Prough, Perenlei Enhkbaatar and Csaba Szabo*

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Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, 601 Harborside Drive, Galveston, TX 77555-1102, USA

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Critical Care 2012, 16:169  doi:10.1186/cc11810

Published: 8 November 2012

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Daniel L Traber, PhD (Figure 1), an alumnus and longtime faculty member at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), passed away on 19 September 2012 after a 2-year illness. A quintessential translational scientist, Dr Traber served on the UTMB faculty for over 50 years - most recently as the Charles Robert Allen Professor of Anesthesiology, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, and Director of the Investigational Intensive Care Unit. He had previously served as Chief of Anesthesia Research and Coordinator of Research at the Shriners Burns Institute.