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Cancer is relentless, so perseverance is essential in those who hope to vanquish it. Alan C. Sartorelli, Ph.D., is anything but a quitter. This October marks Sartorelli’s 50th year on the Yale faculty, a half century in which he has continuously held multiple research...

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Cardiologist returns to Yale as new section chief

Cardiologist returns to Yale as new section chief

The Department of Pediatrics has named William E. Hellenbrand, M.D., a pioneer in the development of catheterization devices and techniques for the treatment of heart disease in children, as chief of the Section of...

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Another side of ‘Dr. Ruth’ seen in session on resilience after trauma

Another side of ‘Dr. Ruth’ seen in session on resilience after trauma

Ruth Westheimer, Ed.D., is best known as “Dr. Ruth,” the unabashed sex therapist who gained fame on radio and TV in the 1980s. But Westheimer’s eventful, sometimes tragic early life taught her much about the importance...

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Four School of Medicine scientists receive NIH Director’s Awards

Four School of Medicine scientists receive NIH Director’s Awards

Four School of Medicine faculty members have been named recipients of this year’s National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s Awards.Megan C. King, Ph.D., assistant professor of cell biology, and Christian D....

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Expert on immune responses to viruses wins the Eli Lilly Award

Expert on immune responses to viruses wins the Eli Lilly Award

Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., professor of immunobiology and of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology, is the recipient of the 2012 Eli Lilly and Company Research Award. The oldest and most prestigious prize of the...

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Chair of Department of Surgery to be next president of society of endocrine surgeons

Chair of Department of Surgery to be next president of society of endocrine surgeons

Robert Udelsman, M.D., M.B.A., chair and William H. Carmalt Professor of Surgery and surgeon-in-chief at Yale-New Haven Hospital, is the president-elect of the International Association of Endocrine Surgeons, a global...

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