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A scientific leader recharges his batteries with rock and roll

Outside on this humid July afternoon, an oppressive heat combines with the noise of road traffic and an Amtrak passenger train rolling through Wallingford, Conn. But inside a nondescript one-story building here, all is dim and cool. Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., a School...

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Expert on RNA splicing wins Albany Medical Center Prize

Expert on RNA splicing wins Albany Medical Center Prize

In May, Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and a pioneer in the study of RNA, was named a winner of the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research,...

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Doctor who stays in touch wins prize for clinical excellence

Doctor who stays in touch wins prize for clinical excellence

After so many years of training, one might expect a doctor’s head to be full of nothing but high-level information. But as Lynn D. Wilson, M.P.H., M.D., knows, simpler concepts are also key to professional...

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Genetics researcher is named inaugural Cohen Professor

Genetics researcher is named inaugural Cohen Professor

Matthew W. State, M.D., Ph.D., an authority on the genetics of psychiatric disorders in children, has been named the first Donald J. Cohen Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry. State, also associate professor of...

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Genome authority is awarded Connecticut Medal of Science

Genome authority is awarded Connecticut Medal of Science

In May, Michael B. Snyder, Ph.D., the Lewis B. Cullman Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, was awarded the 2007 Connecticut Medal of Science, the state’s highest honor for achievement in...

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Professor emeritus of public health is winner of Ivy Award

Professor emeritus of public health is winner of Ivy Award

During his 36-year tenure as professor of epidemiology and microbial diseases at the School of Public Health, Curtis L. Patton, Ph.D., led many research-based efforts aimed at improving public health and served in a...

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Yale Medical Group physicians shine on latest ‘top docs’ list

Yale Medical Group physicians shine on latest ‘top docs’ list

New York magazine’s 2008 list of the region’s top doctors once again includes many Yale Medical Group (YMG) physicians.This year Yale boasts 62 “top docs” in 40 specialties, serving all age ranges from newborns and...

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