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George Cahill, 85; studied relation of insulin, hunger

GEORGE CAHILL GEORGE CAHILL
By Emma Stickgold
Globe Correspondent / August 18, 2012
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Dr. George Francis Cahill Jr. was an authority on the role of insulin in metabolism and testified in the trials of Claus von Bulow. Dr. Cahill also taught at Harvard and Dartmouth, and was a leader at the Joslin Diabetes Center and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. “George had this wonderful love for research and he had incredible people skills, so he conveyed his joy and we just enjoyed it,” said Neil Ruderman, a professor at Boston University School of Medicine.

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