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Turkish-born surgeon leads a revived center for organ transplants at Yale

In the well-known Greek myth, Zeus is so incensed that Prometheus stole fire from the gods that he condemns the audacious thief to be chained to a rock, where an eagle descends to tear his liver from his body day after day without end. According to transplant surgeon...

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Structural biologist wins top science prize

Structural biologist wins top science prize

In a ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, Canada, on October 25, Yale scientist Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., received one of the five 2007 Gairdner International Awards, which are among the most prestigious awards...

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Three faculty members named to the Institute of Medicine

Three faculty members named to the Institute of Medicine

In October, three School of Medicine faculty members were named to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a part of the National Academies that is charged with providing science-based advice on medicine and health to...

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Surgical oncologist is appointed Lampman Professor of Surgery

Surgical oncologist is appointed Lampman Professor of Surgery

The Medical School Historical Library was the setting for a ceremony marking the appointment of Ronald R. Salem, M.D., as Lampman Professor of Surgery. Salem specializes in surgery for esophageal cancer, hepatobiliary...

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Young scientists honored at White House

Young scientists honored at White House

In early November, two School of Medicine scientists each received a Presidential Early Career Award, the highest honor that a beginning researcher can receive in the United States.The scientists, Sven-Eric Jordt,...

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New AAAS Fellows

New AAAS Fellows

Six biomedical scientists and educators at Yale have been named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed upon members of the organization by their peers in...

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