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A mouse offers a new way to test vaccines

A mouse offers a new way to test vaccines

By implanting a human immune system into mice, scientists plan to study vaccines.

The laboratory mouse—resilient, easy to breed and ideally suited to the genetic manipulations that form the basis of much of modern biomedical research—has been invaluable to immunologists such as Richard A. Flavell, Ph.D., chair and Sterling Professor of Immunobiology. But there are limits to the usefulness of this most versatile of research animals in immunology, because the mouse immune system...

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Marna Borgstrom named to lead Yale-New Haven Hospital and Health System

Marna Borgstrom named to lead Yale-New Haven Hospital and Health System

Since she joined Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) as a junior adminstrator in 1979, Marna P. Borgstrom, M.P.H. ’79, has become a vice president, the chief operating officer and, as of October 1, the CEO and president of the hospital and the Yale New Haven Health Systems (YNHHS). She succeeds Joseph A. Zaccagnino, M.P.H. ’70, who retired on September 30 after a 35-year career at the hospital.During more than a...

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Portraits in light—artists blend medical imagery into their work

Portraits in light—artists blend medical imagery into their work

In the 1990s, when Bettyann H. Kevles, M.A., asked listeners of the National Public Radio program Science Friday to...

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Grey named dean of nursing

Grey named dean of nursing

Margaret Grey, R.N., Dr.P.H., was named dean of the School of Nursing in July. Grey, previously associate dean for...

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Yale endowment earns 22 percent, as investment steward earns plaudits

News of outstanding returns on Yale’s endowment came as the university’s chief investment officer was already riding a...

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Roundup

Goldman-Rakic fellow named

Susheel Vijayraghavan, a graduate student in neurobiology at the School of Medicine, has been selected as the recipient...

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Yale website designers honored

Patrick J. Lynch, M.S., director of the Med-Media Group of Yale’s Information Technology Services, and C. Carl Jaffe,...

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