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A crash course in real-world research

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A crash course in real-world research

The School of Medicine’s summer internships immerse high school students in research projects and take science education beyond the classroom

John Solder, a 17-year-old who will be a senior at Staples High School, in Westport, Conn., this fall, has a summer internship in the School of Medicine laboratory of Ralph J. DiLeone, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and neurobiology. But Solder isn’t fetching...

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Study finds key player in polycystic diseases of both kidney and liver

Study finds key player in polycystic diseases of both kidney and liver

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), the most common form of polycystic kidney disease, is an inherited disorder in which the formation of multiple renal cysts leads to kidney failure. Cysts can also...

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A surgeon’s rare skills heal a man in need

A surgeon’s rare skills heal a man in need

While still in high school in Haiti in 2001, Norbert Tibeau began having severe headaches, but it would be seven years before he finally saw a doctor. By then Tibeau’s headaches were lasting for up to a week. He was...

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Must kicking the tobacco habit cause weight gain?

Must kicking the tobacco habit cause weight gain?

Yale scientists have thrown new light on an ugly truth about smoking: though cigarettes can kill you, most smokers are thinner than their non-smoking peers. Many people take up smoking, or resist quitting, because...

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