A tribute to the twin icons of Malaysian medical research

Photos By Joseph Lopez

A young Lim Boo Liat.

It was with a sense of profound sorrow that many in the Malaysian scientific community learnt of the recent passing of Dr Lim Boo Liat of the Institute for Medical Research (IMR), in Kuala Lumpur. He was a giant on the Malaysian scientific landscape.

Another colossus who strode the IMR was the late Dr M. Nadchatram, or Nad, as he was affectionately known. He passed away in 2011.

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