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Scientist joins a most distinguished fold

Scientist joins a most distinguished fold

Pediatrician-turned-scientist wins the Lasker Award for research on molecular protein-folding machine

The elegant vaulted ceilings and leaded glass of the school’s Medical Historical Library provided the proper setting for a September 12 reception that itself marked a milestone in Yale’s medical history. Earlier that day, Arthur Horwich, M.D., Sterling Professor of Genetics and Pediatrics, learned that he was one of this year’s recipients of the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award, one of the most prestigious prizes in biomedicine, for his seminal work showing how proteins attain the...

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Yale surgeons use engineered vessel to treat child’s heart defect

Yale surgeons use engineered vessel to treat child’s heart defect

In August, a toddler born with only one functioning heart ventricle went under anesthesia at Yale so surgeons could repair the defect by attaching a new blood vessel to her heart.

Inserting artificial blood vessels, which are normally made of the same synthetic materials used for bypass surgeries, has become a relatively routine operation to help children with single-ventricle heart defects improve their circulation...

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Yale’s Class of 1961 comes together for research on cancer

Yale’s Class of 1961 comes together for research on cancer

When the 50th reunion of a Yale College class approaches, classmates traditionally team up to contribute to the Yale Alumni Fund, to provide an endowment for financial aid, or to meet other needs at their alma mater. But when it came time to think about how their class might...

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