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Expert on image analysis finds guideposts for doctors in the ever-changing body

Though James S. Duncan, Ph.D., has ready access to the School of Medicine’s state-of-the-art imaging technology, he still grapples with a problem faced by the tintype photographers of old—his preferred subjects just won’t sit still.No organ is more restless than the...

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Lyme disease expert is new section chief and Hughes investigator

Lyme disease expert is new section chief and Hughes investigator

In June, Erol Fikrig, M.D., an expert in vector-borne diseases and a pioneer in the development of a Lyme disease vaccine, was named chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine....

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Expert on protein-folding is named Sterling Professor

Expert on protein-folding is named Sterling Professor

School of Medicine researcher Arthur L. Horwich, M.D., has been named Sterling Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics. The Sterling Professorships, endowed by John William Sterling of the Yale College Class of 1864, are...

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Dean for education is appointed Jockers Professor

Dean for education is appointed Jockers Professor

Richard Belitsky, M.D., deputy dean for education and associate professor of psychiatry, has been named the Harold W. Jockers Associate Professor of Medical Education.Since he joined the medical school faculty, Belitsky...

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Student-run free clinic wins Ivy Award for community service

Working at HAVEN Free Clinic has given medical student Emma Barber, who serves as associate director, the chance to meet patients who are “some of the most grateful, humble, amazing people,” she says. Open each...

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