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Building replacements for arteries and lungs takes ingenuity—and patience

Having already earned a doctorate in biophysics at the University of Chicago, Laura E. Niklason, M.D., Ph.D., knew when she started medical school at the University of Michigan that research would be a major part of her career. At Michigan, she did work for a local...

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School of Medicine welcomes the Class of 2016, a diverse group

A rabbi, a ballerina, and a Green Beret walk into Yale School of Medicine—all of them members of the Class of 2016. Chosen from 4,103 applicants, the 100 incoming students come from an amazing variety of backgrounds,...

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RNA biologist is honored as scientist, advocate, mentor

The School of Medicine’s Joan A. Steitz, Ph.D., has been awarded two major prizes that recognize outstanding achievements of women scientists.Steitz, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry and a...

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Epidemiologist honored for work modeling outbreaks

Alison P. Galvani, Ph.D., has received the Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists from the New York Academy of Sciences. Galvani, associate professor of epidemiology and of ecology and evolutionary biology, is one of four...

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Gerontologist is lauded by national society

Thomas M. Gill, M.D., an expert in research and clinical care aimed at preventing disability among older persons, has received the 2012 Joseph T. Freeman Award from the Gerontological Society of America.Gill, the Humana...

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Stem cell scientist is the recipient of two awards

In July, President Obama named Valerie Horsley, Ph.D., the Maxine F. Singer ’57 Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology one of 96 recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for...

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Two international graduate students receive fellowships

Two Yale doctoral students have received fellowships through a new initiative of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Sashka Dimitrievska, in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Alice Qinhua Zhou, in...

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Charity supports research childhood cancer survival

Nina S. Kadan-Lottick, M.D., M.S.P.H., associate professor of pediatrics, has received a St. Baldrick’s Foundation Extended Scholar Award. The award extends Kadan-Lottick’s previous St. Baldrick’s Scholar Award, given...

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