STROM, Terry, M.D. Of Brookline, a leader in the field of immune tolerance research, died from complications after a bone marrow transplant, on December 20, 2017. Beloved husband of Margot Stern Strom. Devoted father of Adam Strom (Sandy Smith-Garcés) and Rachel Fan Stern Strom (Rinze van Brug). Cherished grandfather of Max, Sam, Ries, and Liev. Dear brother of Michael Strom (Sherry) and Susan Mogerman (Jay). Dr. Strom was raised on the south side of Chicago where he attended South Shore High School, and, after a traumatic football injury and brain surgery, went on to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he met his wife, and then University of Illinois Medical School at Chicago – Class of 1966. He served as the Chief of Immunology at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and a Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Strom was the recipient of the Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology, the Alfred Newton Richards Award from the International Society of Nephrology, and the Mentoring Award from the American Society of Transplantation, having mentored and trained over 100 young scientists. He had active grants from the National Institute of Health with over 700 manuscripts in the fields of immunology and transplantation. Dr. Strom was a founding member and past president of both the American Society of Transplantation and the Clinical Immunology Society. He was larger than life, a lover of the Boston Celtics, wine, and most of all, his family. A memorial service will be held at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston, Friday, December 22, 2017 at 10:30 am.
Published by Boston Globe from Dec. 20 to Dec. 21, 2017.