On 5 May 2008, Ángel Ramírez Ortiz died of cancer in Madrid at the age of 41. Despite having been diagnosed with a brain tumour years before, Ortiz continued with his work searching for molecules that act as inhibitors of an enzyme that is largely responsible for the resistance to chemotherapy of some tumour cells, including those from glioblastoma multiforme, the cancer that ended his life.
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Famous quotes containing the word death:
“Taking a child to the toy store is the nearest thing to a death wish parents can have.”
—Fred G. Gosman (20th century)
“For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that.”
—Sophocles (497406/5 B.C.)
“One short sleep past, we wake eternally,
And Death shall be no more; Death, thou shalt die!”
—John Donne (c. 15721631)