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Mapping the future of medicine

Medical schools are relatively new to the game of large-scale clinical research; however, they are sponsoring studies to test new therapies with increasing frequency. With its largest grant ever, Yale is plunging headlong into human trials and assembling resources to help clinical scientists focus on ideas—and leave the red tape to others.

With its largest grant ever, Yale is assembling resources to help clinical scientists focus on ideas—and leave the red tape to others.

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Is the straight road too narrow?

Is the straight road too narrow?

Demands for cures and a flat NIH budget are putting pressure on scientists to produce findings that go right to the bedside. Still, there's value in finding what you're not looking for.

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A life’s work in Indonesia

A life’s work in Indonesia

Even as a medical student, Kinari Webb knew where she wanted to practice medicine. Now, she and her ecologist husband are working to bring health care to Borneo—while preserving the rain forest.

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