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Health care van rides a road less traveled

Health care van rides a road less traveled

For city residents with limited access to medical services, Yale’s mobile clinic fills a critical void.

The Community Health Care Van parks in front of an apartment house with plywood nailed over the windows. Orange spray paint on the Congress Avenue tenement demands, “Whose Livable City Is This?”—a reference to New Haven’s anti-blight initiative. It is cold and rainy, the kind of weather that discourages patients from venturing out to the mobile clinic. But enough people show up to make for tight...

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Biomedical engineering becomes a department, uniting several disciplines

Biomedical engineering becomes a department, uniting several disciplines

In eight years, biomedical engineering at Yale has grown from a fledgling undergraduate major to the university’s newest department.The Yale Corporation approved the formation of the interdisciplinary Department of Biomedical Engineering last summer with the participation of the medical school as well as the faculties of engineering and arts and sciences and the John B. Pierce Laboratory. Yale has offered an...

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Renewed “vows” herald a stronger link between Yale and London

Renewed “vows” herald a stronger link between Yale and London

When a trans-Atlantic group of psychiatrists and psychologists gathered at Yale in early December, it was as much a...

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Newspaper heralds a new day in medical education—almost two centuries ago

Newspaper heralds a new day in medical education—almost two centuries ago

Stop at medical grand rounds on any given Thursday morning and you’re likely to encounter Samuel D. Kushlan, M.D. ’35,...

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Limits on stem cell research may preclude development of key therapies, panelists say

Limits on stem cell research may preclude development of key therapies, panelists say

Nobody knows whether stem cells, the body’s so-called “master cells” that can differentiate into other cells, will...

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For undergrads, mentor program offers a glimpse of a physician’s life

For undergrads, mentor program offers a glimpse of a physician’s life

Five times during the fall semester, Shannon Gulliver, a Yale College senior majoring in microbiology, traveled from...

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Yale ranked among best places to work

Yale ranked among best places to work

It’s often said that Yale is a highly collaborative institution, but how does one measure collegiality? The Scientist...

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Roundup

New partnership in China

On a recent trip to China, President Richard C. Levin and other university officers cemented a program of exchanges...

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One paper, many implications

A Yale geneticist is among the authors of an article deemed by The Lancet last winter to be the most important...

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