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A quest to detect earliest signs of autism

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A quest to detect earliest signs of autism

Child Study Center begins major effort to track autism markers in infancy

A recent issue of the journal Science with the theme “What Don’t We Know?” was organized around 125 of the most pressing and difficult scientific questions of our time. There, alongside the grandiose, perennial puzzlers like “What is the universe made of?” was a...

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Connecticut’s $100 million stem cell program good news for Yale

In her Yale laboratory in 2001, Diane S. Krause, M.D., Ph.D., surprised the scientific community with her discovery that adult stem cells taken from the bone marrow of mice can produce liver, lung, intestine and skin...

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Ovarian cancer test exposes quiet killer

For women and their doctors, ovarian cancer is “the disease that whispers,” says Yale’s Gil Mor, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences. In many cases, this deadly cancer...

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From humble start at Yale, REMEDY thrives

In 1991, after several volunteer missions to Latin America, anesthesiologist William H. Rosenblatt, M.D., made an observation that was to have far-reaching effects: many of the hospitals he visited were in dire need of...

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Student explorations in the world of research

As he delivered the 18th annual Farr Lecture at Student Research Day in May, Arthur L. Horwich, M.D., described his own path to a career in research. He trained as a pediatrician, but the lure of the laboratory...

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Notable teachers receive high honors at Commencement

At the medical school’s Commencement ceremony on Harkness Lawn in May, the Class of 2005 enjoyed their day in the sun, basking in the admiration of family and friends. But faculty, too, were honored for their many...

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Yale visit brings hope to paralyzed veterans

In the highly specialized world of modern biomedical research, it is all too easy for scientists to lose themselves in the microscopic complexities of the intracellular world—the genes, molecules and signaling pathways...

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