M. Alan Permutt, M.D.

Alan Permutt in his lab. Shot for Outlook Magazine and Dev and Alum.

M. Alan Permutt, M.D., a Professor of Medicine and of Cell Biology and Physiology, and the former director of the Diabetes Research and Training Center, at Washington University School of Medicine, died on Monday, June 11 at the age of 72 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Dr. Permutt was preceded in death by his son, Alex; his mother Marguerite and father James Permutt, his stepmother Alva Shevin Permutt and his brother Stuart Shevin. Survivors include his daughters Joelle Permutt (Christopher Mumford) and Robin Winer (Todd), dear friend Rhea Oelbaum, grandchildren Abe, Eli, Benny and Alexi, sisters Patti Wainger (Jules) and Jan Shevin, and brother Maury Shevin. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 13th, 2 p.m. at Central Reform Congregation, 5020 Waterman Boulevard, St. Louis. Visitation begins at 1:30 p.m. at Central Reform Congregation. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dr. Permutt’s memory to The Jack and J.T. Snow Scientific Research Foundation, 17703 Gardenview Place Court, Glencoe, Mo. 63038, or via www.snowmanfund.com. Berger Memorial