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Tackling an information explosion

Chair worries that the U.S. is not ready for the coming deluge of medical data

For a leader in a field at a pivotal moment of transition, Brian R. Smith, M.D., is modest, equating his role as chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine to mostly “filling out pieces of paper.” But Smith’s department, with a mission that combines both service...

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Translational work by diabetes expert is cited in award

Translational work by diabetes expert is cited in award

William V. Tamborlane, M.D., professor of pediatrics and a world-renowned figure in the understanding and treatment of childhood diabetes, has been awarded the T2-Translation Award by the Society for Clinical and...

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Benefactors of Boyer Center receive medical school’s highest honor

Benefactors of Boyer Center receive medical school’s highest honor

In April, Herbert Boyer, Ph.D., a towering figure in molecular medicine for almost 50 years, and his wife, Marigrace, received the Peter Parker Medal, the medical school’s highest honor, for their outstanding...

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Expert on food-borne infectious bacteria is recognized with a top microbiology prize

Expert on food-borne infectious bacteria is recognized with a top microbiology prize

Jorge Galán, Ph.D., D.V.M., the Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, has won the 2011 Robert Koch Award, one of the highest honors in microbiology, for his work on the mechanisms of infection by...

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Leader in blood vessel biology and disease is appointed as Alfred Gilman Professor

Leader in blood vessel biology and disease is appointed as Alfred Gilman Professor

William C. Sessa, Ph.D., a leading researcher on blood vessel function and vascular disease, has been designated as the Alfred Gilman Professor of Pharmacology.Sessa’s research focuses on the vascular endothelium, cells...

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