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Scientists honored for research unveiling molecular machines

Scientists honored for research unveiling molecular machines

The month of May brought the good news that two School of Medicine scientists, each of whom have done pathbreaking work on molecular machines involved in human disease, had received high honors for their research. On May 1 Jorge E. Galán, Ph.D., D.V.M., chair and Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and professor of cell biology, was elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the most prestigious honors in science. On the 29th, Arthur L. Horwich, M.D.,

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Student research on heart surgery gets a boost from new endowment

Student research on heart surgery gets a boost from new endowment

In the 1960s, when cardiac surgery was still a young field, Horace C. Stansel Jr., M.D., was already making his mark at Yale as a skillful, innovative pediatric heart surgeon. A member of the School of Medicine faculty until his death in 1994, Stansel built a reputation as a consummate physician, researcher, and educator, and was a mentor to generations of medical students and residents.

Known as “Stan” to friends...

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