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Yale and Donaghue partnership treats research advances as a practical matter

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Yale and Donaghue partnership treats research advances as a practical matter

Like pathbreaking creator, foundation ventures into uncharted research territory

When the trustees and staff of the West Hartford, Conn.-based Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation meet to make final decisions on the grant proposals they receive, they use a variety of criteria, but one—known at Donaghue as the “but for”...

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Liver transplantation program formed with an international team of experts

The School of Medicine has launched an ambitious new liver transplant program with a team of doctors recruited from across the United States and Europe.David C. Cronin II, M.D., Ph.D., one of the world’s most...

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Database promises early alerts of outbreaks

Until they were replaced by electronic devices in 1986, caged canaries were a fixture in British coal mines, where their high sensitivity to deadly carbon monoxide gas—odorless to humans—made them invaluable sentinels...

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Screening, treatment model for uncommon disorder has worldwide impact

Screening, treatment model for uncommon disorder has worldwide impact

For most of us, nosebleeds are no more than an occasional nuisance, but for a million people worldwide they are a warning sign, the clearest manifestation of an uncommon and potentially fatal genetic disorder known as...

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New lens implant for cataracts is a bionic-style bifocal

For most of us, wearing eyeglasses is an inevitable part of getting older. But for some patients, reaching for a pair of spectacles may soon be a thing of the past. A new lens implant for cataracts that corrects both...

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Students come north and aid flows south as Yale lends a hand in wake of Katrina

Faculty and staff from all three arms of the School of Medicine—clinical, educational and scientific—quickly mobilized to lend a helping hand to victims of Hurricane Katrina, the worst natural disaster in U.S....

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Benefit bike ride raises $250,000 for Yale survivors’ clinic

Champion bicyclist Lance Armstrong, whose yellow bracelet has become a cultural icon, may be Earth’s most famous cancer survivor. Along with millions of others, Jeff Keith, survivor of a childhood bout with the disease...

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