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Gift caps career fighting killer of children

Gift caps career fighting killer of children

Leading physician-scientist and wife create a new professorship to sustain a long legacy of basic research on gastroenterological disorders

In the developed world, diarrhea is thought of as an easily treated nuisance. But in the developing world it is a major scourge: according to the World Health Organization, diarrhea, often caused by cholera, is the second leading cause of death among children under 5 years of age, causing nearly 1 million deaths among that population each year. Gastroenterologist and scientist Henry J. Binder, M.D., has devoted much of his career to systematically investigating the biology of gastrointestinal

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Gift caps career fighting killer of children

Yale alum builds a crucial bridge for psychiatry researchers

Over the course of an eventful life, Herb Allison, M.B.A., a 1965 alumnus of Yale College, has found himself in many situations that could make the calmest of us feel anxious. He spent four years as an officer in the U.S. Navy, including a year in Vietnam. After obtaining a business degree at Stanford, he climbed aboard the roller coaster of the financial industry, first at Merrill Lynch, where he rose to become...

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Alumnus returns to Yale as new chair of Pediatrics

Alumnus returns to Yale as new chair of Pediatrics

George Lister, M.D., a 1973 graduate of the School of Medicine and a former member of its pediatrics faculty, has returned to campus as chair of the Department of Pediatrics. He will also serve as chief of pediatrics at Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) and physician-in-chief at...

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