Henry J. Binder, M.D., professor of medicine and cellular and molecular physiology, received the Distinguished Mentor Award from the American Gastroenterological Association, the premier professional organization in the field. The award recognizes his leadership in mentoring young physician-scientists and establishing Yale’s Gastrointestinal Research Training Program, which has flourished for 35 years. Binder studies electrolyte transport in the large intestine and the mechanism and treatment of diarrheal diseases.