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Adrian O. Vladutiu

Published January 16, 2014

Services were held Jan. 12 for Adrian O. Vladutiu, a medical researcher and retired UB faculty member died Jan. 9 in his Amherst home after a lengthy illness. He was 73.

Vladutiu, professor emeritus of pathology and anatomical sciences, microbiology and medicine in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, also directed the clinical laboratories at Buffalo General Hospital until his retirement in 2001. A pathology resident’s award has been established in his name at UB.

Born in Romania, he earned his medical degree from the School of Medicine in Bucharest in 1962 and his doctorate in physiopathology at the School of Medicine in Jassy, Romania.

After coming to Buffalo in 1969 to pursue research in autoimmune thyroiditis, he completed an internship in medicine and a residency in clinical pathology at Buffalo General.

He authored or co-authored more than 135 papers on his clinical and research findings.

Survivors include his wife, Georgirene D. Vladutiu, UB professor of pediatrics and neurology.