Dr. Robert W. Swick, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Nutritional Sciences, passed away Friday, November 11, at age 86. He was a department faculty member (~50% research, ~50% Instruction) almost from the start of the department, and he retired in June, 1989. Along with Alf Harper and Ben Benevenga, Dr. Bob Swick gave UW-Madison a high profile in amino acid and protein metabolism research. He was an early expert in mitochondrial uncoupling and thermogenesis.
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