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Finding a new chink in cancer’s armor

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Finding a new chink in cancer’s armor

Close-up view of protein offers hope for new, highly targeted cancer drugs

In the July 27 issue of Cell, a research team led by Joseph Schlessinger, Ph.D., William H. Prusoff Professor and chair of pharmacology, reports solving the atomic-level structures for the active and inactive forms of a protein that has been implicated in several types...

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Research center aims to make rickets history

Research center aims to make rickets history

When we think of rickets, the bone-softening disorder that causes short stature and bowing deformations of the legs, we’re likely to imagine that the disease is a relic of the distant past. But rickets is still very...

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Brewing a new treatment for kidney disease

Brewing a new treatment for kidney disease

Swirled in a cup, tea leaves are said to offer a glimpse into the future. Now, Yale researchers have shown that one kind of Chinese tea may change the future for patients with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), an...

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Foundation supports Yale research “of practical benefit”

Foundation supports Yale research “of practical benefit”

Two School of Medicine researchers received 2006 Investigator Awards from the Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation, a West Hartford, Conn.-based philanthropic organization devoted to...

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Yale scientist is new president of Wellesley College

Yale scientist is new president of Wellesley College

H. Kim Bottomly, Ph.D., former deputy provost for science, technology and faculty development at Yale and professor of immunobiology and molecular, cellular and developmental biology, was named president of Wellesley...

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