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Beyond bug-killing ‘nukes’

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Beyond bug-killing ‘nukes’

Expert on Salmonella says outsmarting microbes beats exterminating them

In the late 1960s, when antibiotics and vaccines had all but vanquished smallpox, polio, and rheumatic fever, Surgeon General William H. Stewart, M.D., appeared before Congress and declared, “It is time to close the book on infectious disease.” Within a few years,...

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Expert on spinal cord injury receives VA’s highest scientific award

Expert on spinal cord injury receives VA’s highest scientific award

Neuroscientist Stephen G. Waxman, M.D., Ph.D., whose research focuses on new therapeutic strategies to restore functions such as sensation and the ability to walk after spinal cord, nerve, and brain injuries, has...

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Dean of Public Health is Anna M.R. Lauder Professor

Dean of Public Health is Anna M.R. Lauder Professor

Paul D. Cleary, Ph.D., the newly named Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health, has devoted much of his career to understanding how to improve the quality of patient care.Cleary, dean of the School of Public Health...

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Berliner Professor envisions blood vessel growth as therapy

Berliner Professor envisions blood vessel growth as therapy

Michael Simons, M.D., recently appointed the Robert W. Berliner Professor of Medicine, is a leading researcher on angiogenesis—the growth of new blood vessels—in cardiovascular diseases.Simons came to Yale in 2008 as...

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Expert on kidney development, repair is named Long Professor

Expert on kidney development, repair is named Long Professor

Lloyd G. Cantley, M.D., professor of cellular and molecular physiology and newly named C.N.H. Long Professor of Medicine, is a noted nephrologist who studies the formation and repair of tubules in the kidney, structures...

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Five medical school faculty are elected to a venerable group

Five medical school faculty are elected to a venerable group

The Association of American Physicians (AAP), a nonprofit professional organization founded in 1885, has announced that Richard Bucala, M.D., Ph.D., Lloyd G. Cantley, M.D., Erol Fikrig, M.D., David M. Rothstein, M.D.,...

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