Richard M. Torack, MD
|Pathology and Immunology||Washington University, Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO|
Richard M. Torack, a retired researcher and professor at the School of Medicine, died Thursday, January 22, 2009.
In 1968, Torack joined the medical school faculty at Washington University, where he taught and researched dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Torack was an original member of the “Tuesday Brown Bag Series” at the School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology. He discussed what was then known about dementia. His pioneering work contributed to the University establishing its Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.