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Tissue from the lab mends a broken heart

Tissue from the lab mends a broken heart

A 3-year-old Bridgeport girl becomes the first patient in the United States to receive a bioengineered blood vessel.

Angela Irizarry was still in her mother’s womb when tests revealed that one of her heart’s two ventricles wasn’t working. She was destined to be a “blue baby.” With only one functional ventricle,...

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Scholars work toward healthy communities

Scholars work toward healthy communities

Yale’s Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars make a point of engaging the community in their research and making the world a healthier place.

When Oni Blackstock, M.D., arrived in New Haven in the summer of 2010 to begin her fellowship as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholar, she and some of the other fellows took a...

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