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Autoimmunity: finding common ground

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Autoimmunity: finding common ground

The shared biological mechanisms of diverse autoimmune disorders inspire a united research effort

Among researchers who study the adaptive immune system, generally speaking, you’re a T cell person or a B cell person. Kevan Herold, M.D., professor of immunobiology and medicine, studies T cells, so called because they mature in the thymus. Herold’s colleague, Eric...

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Autoimmunity: research on many fronts

Autoimmunity: research on many fronts

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)IBD is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine that includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.Clara Abraham, M.D. Assistant professor of medicineJudy H....

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Study finds improved heart attack care

Study finds improved heart attack care

Patients with heart disease have benefitted enormously from advances in cardiology over the last few decades, including cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and better blood pressure medications. And if a heart attack...

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‘Stimulus package’ grants saving jobs, building infrastructure, advancing research at Yale

‘Stimulus package’ grants saving jobs, building infrastructure, advancing research at Yale

The $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), colloquially known as “the stimulus package,” is helping to construct and repair roads and bridges, weatherize buildings, and create a new energy...

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Campaign gifts can sustain the "stimulus package"

As described in our article on stimulus funding, researchers at the School of Medicine landed over $100 million in grants from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to fund their research for the...

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