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Pediatric surgeon backs science over subjectivity in the operating room

Larry Moss, M.D., professor of surgery and chief of surgery at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital, is a maverick among mavericks. Surgeons prize decisiveness and independence of mind, but Moss is out to transform the way his colleagues choose the procedures they use to...

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Pioneer of antiviral therapies is awarded the Parker Medal, school’s highest honor

The Peter Parker Medal, the School of Medicine’s premier award, is named for an intrepid alumnus and graduate of the Yale Divinity School who traveled to China in 1834 as a medical missionary. By founding the Ophthalmic...

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Expert on autism is named new director of Child Study Center

Expert on autism is named new director of Child Study Center

Fred R. Volkmar, M.D., a longtime Yale faculty member and world authority in the diagnosis and treatment of autism, has been named director of the medical school’s Child Study Center (CSC) and chief of the Department of...

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Blood cell researcher is named new chair of Laboratory Medicine

Blood cell researcher is named new chair of Laboratory Medicine

Brian R. Smith, M.D., a physician-scientist who joined the Yale faculty in 1989, has been named chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and chief of laboratory medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital for a three-year...

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Yale biochemist is elected to the world’s oldest scientific society

Yale biochemist is elected to the world’s oldest scientific society

Nigel D.F. Grindley, Ph.D., professor and former chair of molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale, was elected a fellow of the Royal Society in May. In naming Grindley one of its 44 new fellows for 2006, the...

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