Dr. John Hansen, Who Made Marrow Transplants Safer, Dies at 76

Dr. John A. Hansen, an immunologist whose pioneering research made bone marrow transplants safer and vastly expanded the pool of potential donors to patients with leukemia and other blood disorders, died on July 31 at his home in Mercer Island, Wash. He was 76. The cause was pancreatic cancer, his wife, Suzanne Hansen, said. As…

Patricia Arquette and Patti Hansen in Conversation

“Call us Patti Squared,” says 51-year-old actress and activist Patricia Arquette with a bright smile as she settles into a couch alongside supermodel Patti Hansen, 63. The pair have been friends since 1999, when their mutual manager, Molly Madden, introduced them at the première of Bringing Out the Dead, Martin Scorsese’s thriller that starred Arquette…