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New genes found in Crohn’s disease, serious eye ailment

New genes found in Crohn’s disease, serious eye ailment

A decade ago, finding genes that contribute to human diseases was labor-intensive, time-consuming and prohibitively expensive. But today, cutting-edge research tools are changing all that, and two School of Medicine researchers are at the forefront of the revolution. Last month, in the journal Science, Josephine J. Hoh, Ph.D., associate professor of epidemiology and ophthalmology, and Judy H. Cho, M.D., associate professor of medicine, reported that their research teams had homed in on genes

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$3 billion Yale campaign will benefit science and medicine

Nearly a decade after the close of its last major fundraising campaign, Yale has launched “Yale Tomorrow,” a five-year drive to raise $3 billion, a major portion of which will be directed toward science and medicine. At the public launch of the campaign in September, President Richard C. Levin announced that donors had already committed $1.3 billion in gifts and pledges during the campaign’s quiet phase, which began...

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