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A big birthday for Child Study Center

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A big birthday for Child Study Center

A century of child development research and compassionate care for childhood disorders is marked by world-renowned Yale department

As the School of Medicine’s bicentennial year draws to a close, Yale’s venerable Child Study Center (CSC) has begun celebrating a milestone of its own—its 100th anniversary.One of the School of Medicine’s 28 departments, the CSC was born in 1911 when Wisconsin native...

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In 11 steps, chemists make a giant leap

In 11 steps, chemists make a giant leap

In the latest chapter of a 15-year scientific story spanning the globe from the South Pacific to New Haven, a team of scientists in Yale’s Department of Chemistry has achieved the first synthesis of an elusive chemical...

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Surgeons-turned-detectives explore the dawn of chemotherapy

Surgeons-turned-detectives explore the dawn of chemotherapy

Thanks to the unearthing of long-lost medical records by two dogged surgeons, the full story of the first use of intravenous chemotherapy for cancer, which occurred at Yale in the early 1940s, can now be told.The...

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New grant from VA supports a fresh look at primary care training

New grant from VA supports a fresh look at primary care training

The United States faces a severe shortage of physicians in the coming decades. As the health care needs of the aging Baby Boomers grow rapidly, the number of medical school students electing to enter the field of...

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