Candace B Pert

  title={Candace B Pert},
  author={Linda S Brady and Miles A. Herkenham},
Candace Pert passed away in Potomac, Maryland, on 12 September 2013 at the age of 67 years. She was born in New York City in 1946 and received a BS in Biology from Bryn Mawr College in 1970, followed by graduate studies in pharmacology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine under Dr Solomon Snyder. While a graduate student, she developed a receptor-binding assay that employed the antagonist naloxone, radiolabeled to high activity, to bind to and detect specific binding in brain…