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Yale sets its sights on biomedical engineering

Yale sets its sights on biomedical engineering

Program gets a boost from NIH's newest institute with $7.1 million for imaging work in epilepsy.

In 1996, when President Richard C. Levin laid out his vision for the University’s future in an essay titled “Preparing for Yale’s Fourth Century,” he said that the principle of “selective excellence” would guide Yale as it branched out into certain new fields. “Rather than seek broad coverage of an entire discipline,” he wrote, “it may be wise to build a few distinguished groups of faculty who...

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Citing accomplishments, Levin reapoints Kessler to a second term as dean

Citing accomplishments, Levin reapoints Kessler to a second term as dean

Five years ago, when David A. Kessler, M.D., was appointed the School of Medicine’s 15th dean, the focus was on the future. In making the announcement in a packed Harkness Auditorium on February 13, 1997, Yale President Richard C. Levin spoke of the things Kessler was likely to accomplish as dean and the support he had from the central administration. “I think this is the right man at the right time for taking the...

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Hearing sounds, not words

In a recent experiment conducted by Yale scientists, bird songs, a dog’s bark and snowflakes stuck in the memories of...

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Genomics innovator, bold as ever, makes a few waves during visit to Yale

Genomics innovator, bold as ever, makes a few waves during visit to Yale

When the name J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., appears in print the words “genome” and “maverick” are seldom far behind. Venter,...

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For the next generation of students, Hope 110 will be known as "Rosenberg"

For the next generation of students, Hope 110 will be known as "Rosenberg"

When former Dean Leon E. Rosenberg, M.D., HS ’63, returned to Yale in May for the dedication of a lecture hall in his...

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Roundup

Surgical Residency Revamped

The days of surgery “boot camp” may be over. To avoid reaccreditation problems, Yale-New Haven Hospital is shifting to...

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A definite link to diabetes

For the past decade, pediatricians have noticed an upswing in the number of young patients presenting with type 2, or...

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Biotech boomlet

The end of 2001 was less than spectacular when it came to investment in startup companies nationally, including those...

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