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After three decades in basic science, a biologist circles back to medicine

The poet William Carlos Williams exalted the ordinary: “So much depends,” he wrote, “upon/a red wheel/barrow.” Seen from the vantage point of Pietro De Camilli, M.D., the seemingly unremarkable fact that cell membranes can bend into different shapes is likewise...

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Pediatric Surgery announces arrival of new section chief

In March, the School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (YNHCH) announced the appointment of Michael G. Caty, M.D., M.M.M., as chief of the Section of Pediatric Surgery and surgeon-in-chief at YNHCH.Caty...

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Specialist in pancreatic cancer lauded for outstanding patient care

Ronald R. Salem, M.D., Lampman Professor of Surgery, professor of diagnostic radiology, and chief of the medical school’s Section of Surgical Oncology, is the recipient of the 2011 David J. Leffell Prize for Clinical...

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Expert on the effects of post-traumatic stress named the inaugural Greenberg Professor

Steven M. Southwick, M.D., a widely recognized expert on the psychological and neurobiological effects of extreme psychological trauma, has been named the inaugural Greenberg Professor of Psychiatry, Post-Traumatic...

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Biostatistician, substance abuse researcher is appointed Susan Dwight Bliss Professor

Heping Zhang, Ph.D., a specialist in research on substance use, statistical methods in genetic studies of substance use, and research training in mental health epidemiology, has been appointed as the Susan Dwight Bliss...

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Biostatistician who focuses on genetics and molecular biology named Hiscock Professor

Hongyu Zhao, Ph.D., a biostatistician whose work is focused on developing mathematical, statistical, computational, and visualization tools needed to address scientific problems in molecular biology and genetics, has...

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Environmental health scientist with a focus on cancer risks is designated Bliss Professor

Tongzhang Zheng, D.Sc., has been named the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health. Zheng studies environmental pollution and human health, particularly in cancer...

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