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Finding blooms amid the ashes

Researcher seeks keys to children’s resilience in the face of trauma

“You don’t grow up as a Southerner without wondering how people come to be who they are. It’s just a part of the culture.” So says Linda C. Mayes, M.D., who ought to know, having grown up in the small town of Winchester, Tenn., at the foot of the Cumberland...

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Pioneering brain scientist is winner of inaugural Kavli Prize

Pioneering brain scientist is winner of inaugural Kavli Prize

In May, Pasko Rakic, M.D., Ph.D., the Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neurobiology and professor of neurology at the School of Medicine, was named one of the inaugural recipients of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience...

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Yale researcher is lauded for neuropsychiatric discoveries

Yale researcher is lauded for neuropsychiatric discoveries

In April, Amy F.T. Arnsten, Ph.D., professor of neurobiology and psychology, was one of 11 scientists to receive a Distinguished Investigator Award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression...

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Local doctor begins new leadership role in clinical practice

Local doctor begins new leadership role in clinical practice

Following an exhaustive national search, Ronald J. Vender, M.D., clinical professor of medicine and a nationally recognized gastroenterologist, has been named chief medical officer (CMO) of Yale Medical Group (YMG), the...

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Expert on internal workings of bacteria is new HHMI investigator

Expert on internal workings of bacteria is new HHMI investigator

Christine Jacobs-Wagner, Ph.D., the Maxine Singer Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at Yale, has been named an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), a non-profit...

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