Neurologist Moser Dies at 82
The Associated Press
Tuesday, January 23, 2007; 1:25 AM
BALTIMORE -- Dr. Hugo Wolfgang Moser, a neurologist whose work with a rare disorder was depicted in the 1992 movie "Lorenzo's Oil," has died. He was 82 and had been undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.
Moser, who died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital, researched childhood mental retardation and advocated testing all newborns for the condition known as adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD.