Tag: Obituary

In memoriam: Prof. Adolphe Steg (1926-2021)

Professor Adolphe Steg passed away on April 11 2021 aged 96 years. For the young generation this may ring a faint and distant bell, but this name definitely deserves to be remembered and honoured. Born in 1925, Adolphe Steg,...

In memoriam: Giorgio Pizzocaro (1939-2020)

“Italian pioneer in testicular and penile cancers” With great sadness I heard that Giorgio Pizzocaro died on 26 November, 2020. He had been suffering from a long and grave illness for a considerable time, which resulted in an ever-increasing...

In memoriam: Mr. Richard Turner-Warwick (1925-2020)

Mr. Richard Turner-Warwick, the father of reconstructive urology and Willy Gregoir Medal winner, passed away on Sunday 20 September 2020 at the age of 95. Turner-Warwick was a highly esteemed colleague, a giant within urology both in the UK...

In memoriam: Prof. Jose Maria Gil-Vernet (1922-2020)

Professor José Maria Gil-Vernet passed away on March 5, 2020, in Barcelona, at the age of 97. Born in 1922, he once said that he had not been a good student in the difficult years of hardship that followed...

In Memoriam: John Wickham (1927-2017)

John Wickham was born in 1927 in West Sussex on England’s south coast. He studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in London just after the Second World War. Initially he planned a career in neurology and then...

In Memoriam, Prof. Mostafa Elhilali (1937-2017)

With great sadness, the European Association of Urology announces the death of Prof. Mostafa Elhilali, whilst he was attending the American Association of Genito Urinary Surgeons meeting on Saturday, 29 April. Elhilali was born in Egypt and was awarded...