1. February 2024

In Memoriam

James Fujimoto

James Masao Fujimoto, PhD
(1928–2024)

An ASPET member since 1960, James Masao Fujimoto, PhD was a research scientist and a professor of pharmacology and toxicology at the Medical College of Wisconsin and later the Veterans Administration. Dr. Fujimoto’s research focused on the study of opioids and pain mechanisms, and he received continuous research funding from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, publishing hundreds of research papers.

David Robertson

David Robertson, MD
(1948–2024)

David Robertson, MD was an ASPET Emeritus member who joined the Society in 1984. He was an emeritus professor of medicine, pharmacology and neurology at Vanderbilt University. He was also the founder and former director of the Vanderbilt Autonomic Dysfunction Center, the Center for Space Physiology & Medicine, and the Center for Molecular Neuroscience. Dr. Robertson was internationally known for his clinical research into the autonomic nervous system and how it affected circulation and blood pressure regulation.

Bonnie Sloane

Bonnie F. Sloane, PhD
(1944–2023)

Bonnie F. Sloane, PhD became a member of ASPET in 2014, and she was a member of the ASPET Divisions of Cancer Pharmacology and Molecular Pharmacology. She was a distinguished professor and former chair of the Department of Pharmacology at Wayne State University. Her research focused on the field of proteolysis in cancer, and she was internationally recognized for her image-based approach for a model system to study functional proteolysis in tumor microenvironment interactions in 4D (3D time). Photo: grossepointenews.com