Alexander Rich

Alexander Rich's Death

Born (Birthday) November 15, 1924

Death Date April 27, 2015

Age of Death 90 years

Cause of Death N/A

Place of Death Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Profession Biologist

The biologist Alexander Rich died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American biologist and biophysicist who became the William Thompson Sedgwick Professor of Biophysics at MIT in 1958. He founded Alkermes, a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on central nervous system diseases.

He received his education at Harvard medical school.

In 1963, he discovered polysomes, which are clusters of ribosomes that read one strand of mRNA simultaneously.