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The medical school’s ‘hidden treasure’

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The medical school’s ‘hidden treasure’

General Internal Medicine at Yale is a flourishing research powerhouse with a diverse portfolio of projects

As is the case at most medical schools, Yale’s Department of Internal Medicine is by far its largest, with over 300 faculty members. These faculty are organized into sections, most of which carry names easily mapped onto familiar medical specialties: Nephrology,...

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The medical school’s ‘hidden treasure’

Turning on immunity to shut off cancer

When Lieping Chen, M.D., Ph.D., was training to be an oncologist in the 1980s, the lack of effective cancer treatments made it a depressing job. “That’s why I quit clinical practice,” he says. But Chen soon shifted to...

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Philanthropy fuels research

The research advances emanating from Yale’s Section of General Internal Medicine (GIM) require constant and consistent funding. Private philanthropy often provides critical early support to researchers who wish to...

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