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Breaking down barriers, sidestepping bias to build a bright career in science

Lining a shelf in the office of Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D., is a row of champagne bottles, each label signed in a rite of passage by graduate students when they completed their doctoral work in Steitz’s lab, almost all of whom moved on to faculty positions or careers in...

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Medical school alumnus awarded a Nobel Prize

Brian K. Kobilka, M.D., a 1981 graduate of the medical school and professor of molecular and cellular physiology and of medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He...

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Recent graduate’s documentary film garners top award at film fest

Michael Otremba, M.D., a 2012 graduate of the School of Medicine and now a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Surgery, has won the award for best documentary feature in the New York Los Angeles International Film...

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Chair of immunobiology honored by the Cancer Research Institute

Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., chair and Sterling Professor of Immunobiology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator, has received the 2012 William B. Coley Award for Distinguished Research in Basic...

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Research of two medical school scientists is boosted by NIH Director’s Awards

Two School of Medicine scientists were honored recently with National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s Awards.Alan Anticevic, Ph.D., associate research scientist in psychiatry, received the NIH Director’s Early...

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Pediatrician recognized by international body for work on preventing, treating child abuse

John M. Leventhal, M.D., professor of pediatrics and in the Child Study Center, has been honored with the C. Henry Kempe Memorial Lectureship Award from the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and...

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Pulse: The life of Yale School of Medicine - Hunger and Homelessness Auction

The Hunger and Homelessness Auction, an annual event held at the School of Medicine that raises funds to help alleviate hunger and homelessness in the New Haven area, turned 20 this year.The first auction was organized...

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