Faculty

Nobel laureate named to Royal Society

Nobel laureate named to Royal Society

Thomas Steitz, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, and a winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2009, was one of 52 scientists named in May as fellows or foreign...

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Grant awarded for study of artificial enzymes

Grant awarded for study of artificial enzymes

Two Yale researchers, Alanna Schepartz, Ph.D., the Milton Harris ’29 Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry and professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, and Scott J. Miller, Ph.D.,...

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Michael J. Higley and David A. Spiegel

Four Yale scientists, including two in biomedical sciences, were among 118 named in February as 2011 Sloan Research Fellows by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The two-year fellowships are awarded annually to researchers in science, mathematics, computer science, and economics from the United States and Canada, and...

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Sidney J. Blatt

Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and of psychology, announced his retirement effective June 30. Blatt has been the longstanding chief of the Section of Psychology in Psychiatry; under his leadership, the predoctoral training programs in psychology at the Connecticut Mental Health Center and Yale-New...

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Hilary P. Blumberg

Hilary P. Blumberg, M.D., associate professor of psychiatry and director of the Mood Disorders Research Program at Yale, was awarded a $3.7 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health in March to expand her research on bipolar disorder. Blumberg’s lab will use brain imaging and genetic tests to study...

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Marie E. Egan

Marie E. Egan, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics (respiratory), has received a 2010 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award for research on cystic fibrosis. The award provides research support for three years at $100,000 direct cost per year, as well as videoconferencing equipment to enable periodic...

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Jorge E. Galán

Jorge E. Galán, D.V.M., Ph.D., the Lucille P. Markey Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, professor of cell biology and chair of the Section of Microbial Pathogenesis, received in February the 2011 Robert Koch Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the field of microbiology. Galán was honored for his work in...

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Jo Handelsman

Jo Handelsman, Ph.D., was named the Frederick Phineas Rose Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology this spring. Handelsman, who is also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, is noted for her research on diversity in microbial communities and their role in infectious disease, as well as for...

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Abeel A. Mangi

Abeel A. Mangi, M.D., was appointed surgical director in March of the Center for Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Mangi is an associate professor of surgery at the School of Medicine. He specializes in complex and reoperative cardiac surgery;...

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Jennifer Prah Ruger

Jennifer Prah Ruger, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy at the School of Public Health, is a recipient of a 2011 Guggenheim Fellowship. The award will support the completion of her forthcoming book, Global Health Justice and Governance, to be published by Oxford University Press. Ruger specializes in global...

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Rajita Sinha

Rajita Sinha, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, succeeded Sidney Blatt as chief of the Section of Psychology in July. Sinha is internationally known for her work on the psychobiology of stress and its effects on addictive behaviors. She directs two large NIH-supported research centers, the Office of Research on Women’s...

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William V. Tamborlane

William V. Tamborlane, M.D., FW ’77, professor of pediatrics (endocrinology), received the T2-Translation Award by the Society for Clinical and Translational Science. This award recognizes the translation of research from early clinical use to applicability in clinical practice. The award was bestowed on April 28 at...

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Mary E. Tinetti

Mary E. Tinetti, M.D., director of the Yale Program on Aging and the Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics), professor of epidemiology (chronic diseases), and of investigative medicine, in the Section of Geriatrics, has been awarded the Edward Henderson Award from the American Geriatrics Society....

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