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Donald C. Jackson


Donald C. Jackson, PhD, 82, died January 7. He was an adjunct professor and professor emeritus of molecular pharmacology, physiology, and biotechnology at Brown.

After graduating from Geneva College in 1959, he earned a PhD in physiology at the University of Pennsylvania in 1963. He came to Brown in 1973, where his research focused on the physiological mechanisms that adapt animals to stresses such as anoxia, acidosis, and variable temperature. Dr. Jackson was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1984. He was still teaching as an adjunct professor at Brown through the fall 2019 semester.

He is survived by his wife, Diana, and their sons.


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