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Deputy dean is stalwart in a whirlwind of change in biomedical research

Many awards and mementos, collected over decades in science and academia, line the office shelves of Carolyn W. Slayman, Ph.D., but one stands out: a certificate from the Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving for excellence in skid control.Slayman visited...

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Taking it in stride

‘Old Blues’ support ALS research to honor a friend and classmate

When John Tagliaferro, Cary Koplin, and Greg Weiss of the Yale College Class of 1966 learned that classmate Charles A. Skubas was ill with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease), they knew they...

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Advocate for the mentally ill backs young scientists

In January, the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), the leading charity providing funds for research on psychiatric illness, announced that 10 School of Medicine scientists had won...

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Wallace Professor of Biomedical Research studies role of brain circuits in metabolism

Wallace Professor of Biomedical Research studies role of brain circuits in metabolism

Tamas L. Horvath, D.V.M., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Section of Comparative Medicine, has been named the inaugural Jean and David W. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Research.Horvath’s research is focused on...

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Expert on prevention of falls in the elderly is honored for a pioneering body of research

Expert on prevention of falls in the elderly is honored for a pioneering body of research

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has awarded Mary E. Tinetti, M.D., the Edward Henderson Award, which recognizes a distinguished clinician, educator, or researcher who has made significant contributions to the...

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New AAAS Fellows

New AAAS Fellows

Three School of Medicine faculty members have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science around the...

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