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Keeping the brain in balance

A scientist’s lifelong quest to make a difference for the mentally ill

Amy F. T. Arnsten, Ph.D., is one of those lucky souls who discover at a fairly young age what their life’s work will be. While a student at Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J., in the early 1970s, Arnsten spent summers working with children with mental illness, an...

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Radiotherapists honor Yale expert on tumor biology

Radiotherapists honor Yale expert on tumor biology

Sara Rockwell, Ph.D., professor of therapeutic radiology and pharmacology, and associate dean for scientific affairs, has been named a fellow of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO). She received the...

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Medical historian lauded by Yale’s graduate school for mentorship

Medical historian lauded by Yale’s graduate school for mentorship

John Harley Warner, Ph.D., chair and Avalon Professor of the History of Medicine and an expert on the cultural and social history of medicine in the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries, is a recipient of a...

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Pioneer in studies of innate immunity wins Rosenstiel Award

Pioneer in studies of innate immunity wins Rosenstiel Award

Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D., the David W. Wallace Professor of Immunobiology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been awarded the 2010 Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical...

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Developer of new cancer drugs is honored with international award

Developer of new cancer drugs is honored with international award

Joseph Schlessinger, Ph.D., chair and William H. Prusoff Professor of Pharmacology, has been named winner of the 2010 Pezcoller Foundation–AACR International Award for Cancer Research.The award, established in 1998,...

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Yale Cancer Center director is named inaugural Sackler Professor

Yale Cancer Center director is named inaugural Sackler Professor

Thomas J. Lynch Jr., M.D., has been named the inaugural Richard Sackler and Jonathan Sackler Professor of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center Director. Lynch, who joined the Yale faculty in 2009, is also physician-in-chief...

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Steitz in Stockholm

Steitz in Stockholm

On December 10, in the elegant and festive setting of the Stockholm Concert Hall, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden presented the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Molecular...

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