Dr. Marylou Ingram

INGRAM, Dr. Marylou

Distinguished HMRI Research Scientist

Dr. Marylou Ingram, Senior Research Scientist and head of the Tissue
Engineering & In Vitro Systems program at Huntington Medical Research Institutes, passed away at her home in Pasadena, on Monday, August 12th. She was 93-years-old. Her career in medical research and teaching centered around experimental hematology, radiation biology, cellular immunology and cancer cell biology. She joined HMRI in 1982.

Before coming to HMRI, Dr. Ingram had a distinguished career in academic medicine and research, including faculty service at the University of Rochester, Caltech, and the University of Miami. She was also at Los Alamos National Laboratory, as a consultant to the National Cancer Institute, the FDA, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NASA and other organizations. She was a pioneer in automated cell analysis, played a key role in developing automated cell analysis systems, and was founding director of the Institute for Cell Analysis at the University of Miami. She received her M.D. degree from the University of Rochester and was trained as a hematologist. She was a member of Sigma Xi and several other scientific organizations.

Dr. Ingram was born on June 14, 1920, and is survived by a niece and nephew. A memorial service in her honor will be held on Friday, August 30, at 2:00pm, at Dabney Lounge on the Caltech campus.

Donations in Dr. Ingram's name can be made to HMRI,
734 Fairmount Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105.

Published in Pasadena Star-News from Aug. 25 to Aug. 29, 2013