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Neuroscientist is focused on the brain bases of tobacco dependence

Marina Picciotto, Ph.D., says that while she was growing up in Manhattan, she was “one of those scattered people who did well in school but got yelled at by the teachers.” In science labs, however, “that was never a problem.” At the magnet high school she attended,...

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New section chief to be appointed for Otolaryngology

Wendell G. Yarbrough, M.D., will be named chief of the Section of Otolaryngology at the School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH). He will also be director of the head and neck cancer program at Smilow...

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Class of 2012 urged to give patients ‘the best possible existence’

At this year’s Commencement ceremony, held May 21, graduating medical students were treated to words of wisdom from pediatric neurosurgeon Benjamin S. Carson Sr., M.D., who recounted the story of a dilemma he faced in...

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Two Yale scientists are inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two Yale scientists have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Richard P. Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., chair and Sterling Professor of Genetics and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, and John R....

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Medical school immunobiologist honored for contributions to understanding of antigens

The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) has awarded the 2012 AAI-Life Technologies Meritorious Career Award to Peter Cresswell, Ph.D., the Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology, professor of cell biology and...

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