For Immediate Release
In Memoriam: Dr. Daniel W. Hommer, M.D.
Dr. Daniel W. Hommer, M.D., beloved and respected member of the NIAAA research community, served as Chief of the Section of Brain Electrophysiology and Imaging from 1992 until 2012. There Dan led a team of talented researchers who performed groundbreaking work on the structural and functional effects of alcohol on the brain.
Dan, a Fellow of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, was world-renowned for his scientific work and inspired many as a both a colleague and friend. He was also widely recognized as one of NIH’s most outstanding mentors in clinical translational research and neuroimaging. Like all great teachers, his greatest legacy will be his students and colleagues whose lives and research he influenced and changed.
Dan will be remembered as a talented scientist whose warmth and generosity touched many.