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Yale glaucoma specialist is also helping to bring eye cancers into the light

Patients go out of their way to see Yale ophthalmologist James C. Tsai, M.D., M.B.A. One traveled four-and-a-half hours from Long Island. Another takes a car service each week from Garden City, N.Y., for post-operative care. For his weekly follow-ups, a Wall Street...

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Expert on causes of kidney disease will lead physiology department

Expert on causes of kidney disease will lead physiology department

Michael J. Caplan, M.D., Ph.D., who studies how membrane proteins find their proper location on the cell surface, and disruptions in this process that are associated with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), has been named...

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New fellowships memorialize Annie Le, ‘an exemplary student’

New fellowships memorialize Annie Le, ‘an exemplary student’

When Annie Marie Le, an idealistic and ambitious doctoral student in Yale’s Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS), lost her life in a homicide last September, the Yale community—and the larger...

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Grad student lauded for malaria mosquito research

Grad student lauded for malaria mosquito research

Allison Carey, M.D., Ph.D., who just completed her doctoral studies in Yale’s Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, is a winner of the 2010 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award. The award, sponsored by the Basic...

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A ‘can-do, visionary’ scientist is named graduate school dean

A ‘can-do, visionary’ scientist is named graduate school dean

Thomas D. Pollard, M.D., Sterling Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, has been appointed dean of Yale’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1. As an undergraduate at Pomona...

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Expert on disability in elderly elected to venerable medical society

Thomas M. Gill, M.D., an authority on the epidemiology and prevention of disability among older persons, has been elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP).The Humana Professor of Geriatric Medicine and...

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