Brennand Named Finalist for 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists
Kristen Brennand, PhD, professor of psychiatry, has been named a finalist for the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, the world’s largest unrestricted prize honoring early-career scientists and engineers.
Gee Receives Early Career In Affective Science Award
Dylan Gee, PhD, assistant professor of psychology and psychiatry, was honored by the Society for Affective Science (SAS) for her research on how early childhood adversity contributes to the development of mental health disorders.Source: Fior Reports
Department's Doctoral Internship in Clinical & Community Psychology Ranked #4 by U.S. News & World Report
The Yale Department of Psychiatry’s Doctoral Internship in Clinical & Community Psychology has been recognized as one of the most sought-after psychology internships in the United States, according to the website Online Psychology Degrees.
Umar Salimi, MD Wins First Place in Basic Science at 17th annual Respiratory Diseases Young Investigators Forum
Umar Salimi, MD, research fellow in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, has won first place in basic science for his presentation in the 17th annual Respiratory Diseases Young Investigators Forum, entitled “Effects of Bacterial Elastase on Alveologenesis Following Neonatal Pneumonia.” Salimi’s project, mentored by Charles Dela Cruz, MD PhD, investigates the mechanisms by which bacterial infection impacts lung development.Source: National Jewish Health
Yale takes home top honor at 2021 Ivy+ Three-Minute Thesis Competition
Matthew Ellis, a Yale Ph.D. student in the Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, took top honors for his presentation on “Using Stem Cells to Model and Treat Cardiovascular Disease.” The prize comes with a $1,000 award.
2021 Recipient of the Judah Folkman Award in Vascular Biology
The NAVBO Meritorious Awards Committee, the Scientific Advisory Board, and the NAVBO Council announce with pleasure the selection of Carlos Fernández-Hernando, PhD, as the recipient of the 2021 Judah Folkman Award in Vascular Biology. This award recognizes outstanding contributions from vascular biologists who are at mid-career (within fifteen years of their first faculty appointment).Source: North American Vascular Biology Organization
Pietro De Camilli Selected for 2021 E.B. Wilson Medal
Pietro De Camilli, professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology at Yale University and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been chosen by ASCB to receive the 2021 E.B. Wilson Medal. De Camilli is also the director of the Kavli Institute of Neuroscience at the Yale University School of Medicine.Source: American Society for Cell Biology
Powers Receives the Carol and Gene Ludwig Award for Early Career Research
Albert Powers, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, and Medical Director and Associate Director of the Yale PRIME Psychosis Risk Research Clinic, has received the Carol and Gene Ludwig Award for Early Career Research from the Carol and Gene Ludwig Family Foundation.