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Skin cancer expert is appointed new Smith Professor

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Yale physician–scientist advances the genetics of inflammatory bowel disease

In 1932, JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association published “Regional Ileitis: A Pathologic and Clinical Entity,” which described 14 patients who had been treated at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital for fever, abdominal pain, diarrhea and emaciation....

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Skin cancer expert is appointed new Smith Professor

Skin cancer expert is appointed new Smith Professor

David J. Leffell, M.D., deputy dean for clinical affairs, chief executive officer of Yale Medical Group and professor of dermatology and surgery, has been named the David Paige Smith Professor of Dermatology.Leffell...

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Innovative teacher, RNA expert is new Ford Professor

Innovative teacher, RNA expert is new Ford Professor

Scott A. Strobel, Ph.D., chair of Yale’s Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and professor of chemistry, has been named Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry.An expert on the...

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New Duberg Professor explores the brain’s intricate networks

New Duberg Professor explores the brain’s intricate networks

David A. McCormick, Ph.D., an expert on the cellular networks of the brain’s cerebral cortex and thalamus, has been named Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neurobiology.Recently, McCormick and colleagues discovered...

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Protein sorting, kidney disease are interests of Long Professor

Protein sorting, kidney disease are interests of Long Professor

Michael J. Caplan, M.D., Ph.D., professor of cellular and molecular physiology and of cell biology, has been named the C.N.H. Long Professor of Physiology.Caplan is renowned for his research on the sorting and...

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Protein basic to life is research focus of new Higgins Professor

Protein basic to life is research focus of new Higgins Professor

Mark Hochstrasser, Ph.D., the newly named Eugene Higgins Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, is engaged in research at the crossroads of biochemistry and genetics aimed at understanding how specific...

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