Herbert M. Geller
Herbert M. Geller, 78, of Chevy Chase, MD passed away on April 16, 2023, from complications of metastatic prostate cancer. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Nancy, his "daughter" Cindy; his brother Ken; his sister-in-law Judy; his nephew Eric; and his niece Lisa.
Born in New York, Herb received his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from Case Western Reserve University and was a Postdoctoral Fellow in Physiology at the University of Rochester. After many years as a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey, Herb moved to the National Institutes of Health in 2001, where he authored or co-authored more than 150 papers and sat on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience and the Journal of Neuroscience Methods.
In 2018, Herb was awarded the Bernice Grafstein Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Mentoring from the Society for Neuroscience. Along with his family and his cats, Herb loved running, sailing, vegetable gardening and helping others.