Department of Laboratory Medicine
The Department of Laboratory Medicine at Yale has a long and proud tradition of providing leading edge clinical care, outstanding biomedical research, and comprehensive education in our field. Its roots can be traced back to the work of John Peters, who, as head of the Metabolic Division of the Department of Medicine in the 1920's and 30's, established methodologies for the rigorous examination of the chemical composition of blood and urine that brought quantitative discipline to the study of human metabolism. Along with Donald Van Slyke, he published the seminal volumes Quantitative Clinical Chemistry, Methods and Interpretations in 1931-32 that helped to launch the modern clinical laboratory. It is this tradition of excellence, innovation, and evidence-based inquiry that drives the Department today in all aspects of our mission.
News & Events
- Haberman challenges current model of germinal center differentiation
- Diane Krause has been selected to participate in a prestigious year-long leadership training program
- Laboratory Medicine researchers unravel mysteries of the "germinal center", the site where long-lived immunity to infections and vaccines is formed.
- Sheldon Campbell elected Chair of American Society for Microbiology Division
- Medical Student receives Research Fellowship Award
- Edward Snyder receives NHLBI REDS-III Contract
- Yan Yun Wu appointed Chair of the International Affairs Committee for American Society for Apheresis
- Lab Med Faculty Publications selected for "Faculty of 1000"
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