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Pfizer and Yale join forces for research and education

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Pfizer and Yale join forces for research and education

Like many enterprises with international reach, Pfizer Inc. makes its corporate home in New York. But the company has deep roots in southeastern Connecticut, having built what was then the world’s largest manufacturing plant for antibiotics in Groton in 1946.Today,...

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Analysis of genome reveals clues to macular degeneration

Analysis of genome reveals clues to macular degeneration

Biomedical research into the genetic basis of disease has progressed at a rapid clip since the sequence of the human genome was announced in 2000, but March 10 saw the scientific equivalent of a triple play.Three...

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Vaccinating wildlife suggests a new strategy in continuing battle against Lyme disease

Vaccinating wildlife suggests a new strategy in continuing battle against Lyme disease

In the summer of 1975, children from the rural towns near Lyme, Conn., began developing an odd type of arthritis. Yale rheumatologists Allen Steere, M.D., and Stephen Malawista, M.D., were called in to investigate, and...

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A heart is repaired, the patient grows up

A heart is repaired, the patient grows up

Congenital heart disease (CHD), the most common of birth defects, affects more than 32,000 children born in the United States each year. Three decades ago, many of these children would have died shortly after birth, but...

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More integrated care for cancer patients, collaboration of scientists and clinicians are goals of proposed new YNHH building

More integrated care for cancer patients, collaboration of scientists and clinicians are goals of proposed new YNHH building

According to Yale-New Haven Hospital President and CEO Joseph A. Zaccagnino, M.P.H., the hospital’s planned new pavilion for cancer care is one of the biggest projects ever proposed in New Haven. The facility’s impact...

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A long, fruitful collaboration: Bristol-Myers Squibb and Yale

A long, fruitful collaboration: Bristol-Myers Squibb and Yale

Continuing a partnership with the School of Medicine that was forged more than 30 years ago, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. has renewed its fellowship support for graduate students in the Combined Program in the...

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Drive to cure blindness hits $5 million

Drive to cure blindness hits $5 million

The Medical School’s Anlyan Center was graced with white linen and fresh flowers at a March celebration to mark the successful completion of a five-year, $5 million campaign to build a new center for macular...

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Class of 1954 makes a lasting impact with scholarship gift

Class of 1954 makes a lasting impact with scholarship gift

The School of Medicine’s Class of 1954, the last of the “small classes” of 65 students, is a tight-knit group. Through the years, class members have kept in touch via birthday cards and holiday greetings. Until his...

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