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PET Center opens on Howard Avenue

PET Center opens on Howard Avenue

New tools for diagnosis and treatment are available to clinicians and patients.

Despite recent advances in molecular medicine, physicians are still in the dark about many diseases, gleaning clues to a therapy’s effectiveness only by studying changes in symptoms. Even as doctors seek the best treatment, patients may deteriorate. At Yale’s new Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Center, researchers hope to bring light into this darkness by discovering novel diagnostic tools for otherwise hidden molecular abnormalities and speeding development of new medications.PET imaging, said George Mills, M.D., director of the Division of Medical Imaging and Radiopharmaceutical Drug Products at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center...

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Hands-on science program for local students brings town and gown together

Hands-on science program for local students brings town and gown together

The students who were asked to identify and explain the function of a muscle in the cadaver they’ve...

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Training physicians—new ways of teaching in a changing medical landscape

For the past 32 years, Yale faculty from the Department of Internal Medicine have taught at 10...

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Two decades after its founding, immunobiology becomes a department

Two decades after its founding, immunobiology becomes a department

Ever since Edward Jenner injected a young English boy with cowpox virus in the 1790s to prevent...

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Roundup

New grant for rickets study

Yale University has received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal...

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Four named AAAS fellows

Four Yale faculty members have been elevated to the rank of fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of...

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