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Yale team returns from medical mission to help Haiti earthquake victims

Online only Yale team returns from medical mission to help Haiti earthquake victims

Arriving with $12,000 worth of medical equipment and supplies, physicians treated fractures and crush injuries.

Over the course of a week in Haiti’s Central Plateau, a team of six physicians and medical professionals from the School of Medicine and Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) provided care to approximately 400 victims of the January 12 earthquake. The team—which included an anesthesiologist, an orthopaedic surgeon, and others—worked at Hôpital Sainte-Thérèse de Hinche in the city of Hinche, about 90...

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M.D./M.B.A. program reaches its 10th year with 35 joint degree graduates

Online only M.D./M.B.A. program reaches its 10th year with 35 joint degree graduates

In the late 1990s, students at the School of Medicine approached Howard P. Forman, M.D., M.B.A., to ask if a joint degree program could be initiated with the School of Management. Medical students were already pursuing joint degrees in law, divinity, and public health, but to obtain an M.B.A. they had to go through a separate program. At that time, Forman, an assistant professor of radiology, was also teaching in...

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A Nobel for deciphering the ribosome’s subunit

A Nobel for deciphering the ribosome’s subunit

A few minutes before noon on October 7, Thomas A. Steitz, Ph.D., Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and...

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Yale mourns the loss of a gifted student and compassionate friend

Yale mourns the loss of a gifted student and compassionate friend

Annie Le was a talented scientist, a caring friend, a helpful lab mate, and a fashionista whose click-clacking high...

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For the first time, DNA sequencing leads to diagnosis and treatment

For the first time, DNA sequencing leads to diagnosis and treatment

A Turkish boy suffering from dehydration and failure to thrive became the first patient to receive an accurate...

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Roundup

Collins named to lead NIH

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D. ’72, FW ’84, was appointed head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in August,...

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Yale in global health consortium

Yale has joined five universities and the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) to spur the...

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New strategy for swine flu

A Yale researcher has proposed a swine flu vaccination strategy that would minimize cases and mortality and reduce...

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How hunger blocks fertility

A molecule that may play a key role in obesity, drug addiction, and depression also turns off the reproductive system...

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