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Preserving options, sustaining hope

Successful new method for freezing human eggs is now available at Yale

Thanks to a transatlantic collaboration forged by Pasquale Patrizio, M.D., professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences and director of the Yale Fertility Center (YFC), patients in the New Haven area, including women newly diagnosed with cancer who wish to preserve fertility during chemotherapy or radiation, can now reap the benefits of a new, uniquely successful form of the egg-freezing technique known as oocyte cryopreservation (OC). Although OC has been attempted in various

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$2 million gift will support training of physician-scientists

Of all the professions, learning medicine requires the greatest time commitment. After four years of medical school, doctors undertake at least three years of internship and residency before beginning their specialty training. At least two additional years are required to become a surgeon; if the career goal is heart surgery or neurosurgery, add two more years.

But for the one out of 10 students who enroll at the...

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Boehringer and Yale combine strengths in new research alliance

Boehringer and Yale combine strengths in new research alliance

We live in an age of instant electronic communication, but in some arenas there’s no substitute for face-to-face human interaction. That’s certainly the case in science, say the principals in a new research alliance between the medical school and Boehringer Ingelheim...

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