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Why industry, government, and academia must work together

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Leaders in academia, business, and government—who often find themselves at cross–purposes during the innovation process—agreed at an April workshop that they must work together to produce medical devices and bring them to market. The panelists who spoke at “An Introduction to Device Innovation and Development at Yale” said that despite having different goals and areas of expertise, stakeholders must listen to one another. “None of us can do this by ourselves,” said Jon Soderstrom, Ph.D., managing director of the Office of Cooperative Research (OCR), which co–sponsored the workshop in Fitkin Amphitheatre together with the School of

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At Medical Education Day, Enhancing Educator Development and Scholarship

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Kelley M. Skeff, M.D., Ph.D., warned his audience in The Anlyan Center auditorium not to nod off as the lights dimmed over his PowerPoint. “I’m very good at picking up cervical dislocation,” he joked, referring to the possibility of nodding heads. On the screen was a triangle with three points: physicians, patients, and disease, and bidirectional arrows connected each point to the others and to the surrounding...

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Health and Human Rights at Global Health Day

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From political battles in the United States to conflict zones in the Middle East, the notion that health care is a...

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Hair turns blue to support pulmonary fibrosis research

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The first Wednesday in September was a busy day at the Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. The...

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Will the real Peggy Bia please stand up?

Will the real Peggy Bia please stand up?

Since she arrived at Yale in the 1970s for a fellowship in nephrology, Margaret J. Bia, M.D., FW ’78, has crossed paths...

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“An honorable person who really cared about Yale”

“An honorable person who really cared about Yale”

At a memorial service for the medical school’s 14th dean on January 17, friends, family, and colleagues honored a...

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Navigating the health care maze

Navigating the health care maze

After his service in the 82nd Airborne Division during the Vietnam War, Michael Joseph (not his real name) went into...

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Gene mutation linked to Tourette syndrome

Gene mutation linked to Tourette syndrome

So much of what we do, we do on autopilot—whether tying our shoes or driving the same route to work. Functioning on...

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Roundup

Who’s in the in-crowd?

Being in with the in-crowd is the result of a couple of simple and well-established psychological principles that...

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Men’s fertility needs more respect

When it comes to reproduction, men just don’t get the attention they deserve. How women’s health affects fertility has...

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50 years of anti-smoking efforts have saved lives

Anti-smoking measures that began after U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry warned of the dangers of smoking 50 years ago...

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Easing pain with tarantula venom

A protein in the venom of the Peruvian green velvet tarantula blunts activity in pain-transmitting neurons, Yale...

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