Death of Franck GUNSTONE, author of “Lipid Handbook” and CHEVREUL Medal 1990

One of the leading analytical lipid chemists of our time, Frank Gunstone , passed away last week, 3 days after his 98th birthday. Professor of Chemistry at the University of St. Andrews (UK), he was notably the author of the “Lipid Handbook”, which is still on many bookshelves and remains an essential reference. Franck Gunstone was awarded the CHEVREUL Medal by the SFEL in 1990.

His long-time friend and collaborator, Professor Bill Christie, wrote the following fitting tribute on his own blog

Info received from Peter Clough, Honorary Secretary of the International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL)