Andrew Herxheimer (1925-2016)

It is with sadness that we write to inform the Cochrane community of the death of Professor Andrew Herxheimer - doctor, writer, editor, lecturer, campaigner, colleague, and friend – a man for whom many of us had great affection. He was 90 years old. Our thoughts and condolences are with Andrew’s family, friends, and colleagues in the UK and across the world.

Andrew was a clinical pharmacologist, a founding member of The Cochrane Collaboration, an Emeritus Fellow of the UK Cochrane Centre, and a convenor of the Adverse Effects Methods Group, as well as an author, editor, and consumer referee for numerous Cochrane Reviews. His commitment to and interest in Cochrane’s work has remained constant since the organization’s earliest days, and his insight, wit, and persistence will be missed throughout the Cochrane community.

To read more about Andrew’s life and work, or to share your memories of Andrew, please visit our In memoriam page on Cochrane Community.

Martin Burton, Cochrane UK Director